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Humanoid robot Sophia in city

Independent Online Desk
Humanoid robot Sophia in city

World’s first robot citizen with artificial intelligence, Sophia, arrived here early Tuesday to attend the country’s digital fair-- Digital World-2017.

Public Relations Officer of the ICT Division Abu Naser told UNB that a Dragon Airlines flight carrying Sophia from Hong Kong landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport around 4am.
 
Dr David Hanson, the creator of the humanoid robot, is due to arrive tonight (Tuesday night), he said.

Sophia will be ready to attend the fair on Wednesday after her body parts are installed that were kept in boxes.
 
There will be two sessions on Wednesday for Sophia. In the first session, the robot will have a meeting with the country’s policymakers and journalists.

In the second session, there will be a discussion with young game, software and app developers and innovators. 

Dr David Hanson will also present the keynote paper on artificial intelligence.unb.

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