All set for Vizag Fintech Festival from today
The world first social humanoid robot which has been named as Sophia will be going to thrill the city at the Vizag Fintech Festival which has started from today till 26th of October. The robot has come as a packed in a suitcase from the Singapore today morning and a team of engineers and experts are assembling it so that it can be brought to the festival on 23rd of October as a special highlight.
Sophia would going to interact with the Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister NC Naidu and will discuss the nuances of the Fintech adoption in India. Sophia would also be going to take part in some of the interactive session on the following days with the audience.
The robot which is developed by the Hong Kong Hanson Robotics, Sophia was granted with the Saudi Arabian Citizenship which makes her the world robot to get the nationality. Apart from that, Sophia has more rights than any other woman in Saudi Arabia. Sophia has no male guardian and wears no abaya, the two restrictions which are merely imposed on the Saudi Woman always.
She is not only designed to showcase many of the expressions but is also designed in a way that she will learn and adapt the daily living via conversations with humans and other robots, and will keep becoming much smarter with time to time.
“We are very excited for hosting such a big event in which around 2,000 delegates from 15 countries are likely to take part, apart from stakeholders from insurance, banking, and emerging financial technologies,” J.A. Chowdary, Special Chief Secretary and IT Advisor to Chief Minister, told in a report yesterday.