Meet Robots Sophia and Professor Einstein at IBC 2017

Will appear during a Tech Talks keynote
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LONDON—There will be two new attendees at IBC 2017, the humanlike robots Sophia and Professor Einstein created by Dr. David Hanson, Ph.D, founder and CEO of Hanson Robotics.

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Sophia and Dr. David Hanson

Sophia is the latest robot from Hanson Robotics, possessing human-like expressions and an evolving intelligence that reportedly enables her to converse and build relationships. Professor Einstein is a personal robot from Hanson Robotics and Andy Rifkin, a toy inventor, to serve as a teaching tool modeled after Albert Einstein that can play educational games, share scientific facts and answer questions on a set of topics.

Dr. Hanson, Sophia and Professor Einstein will take part in “Tech Talks Keynote: The Future with Robots that Are Like Us” to discuss how robotics and artificial intelligence are looking to become a more prevalent part of people’s lives. The session will take place on Sept. 17.