“Hanson Robotics develops the world’s most Dr. David Hanson, endowed with remarkable expressiveness, aesthetics and interactivity.” BeFast.TV certainly witnessed this firsthand at RISE 2017 as we witnessed and interacted with their humanoid robots.
They recently unveiled their robot, Sophia, who has become very celebrated due to her expressiveness and empathy. They aim to disrupt the consumer and commercial robotics market with affordable robots that have applications in media, entertainment, university research and medical training. Their founder and CEO is Dr. David Hanson, a former Walt Disney designer with a PhD in interactive arts and engineering/aesthetic studies.
Event: RISE Conference, 2017
Location: Hong Kong Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong
Speaker: Dr. Ben Goertzel, Chief Scientist at Hanson Robotics
More info about RISE: https://riseconf.com
More info about Web Summit: https://websummit.com
More info about Hanson Robotics: http://www.hansonrobotics.com/
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