Hanson Robotics

Preparation Tech: David Hanson on Art + Human-Like Robots

Originally published by Deborah Carter, Co-Founder at NewTechKids.com on May 12, 2020. Do you know a kid who is crazy about the giant animated robots at theme parks? Or who is fascinated by cyborgs and human-like robots? Studying robotics can lead...

Sophia Live-Tweets a Breakup

Sophia the Robot is simultaneously a platform for real robotics and AI research, and a fictional character depicting our hope for the future of those fields. Sophia could not exist without this unique blend of science...

The Making of Sophia: How Sophia Draws

Introduction Hanson Robotics stands out in a crowded field of competitors because it works at the intersection of robotics, technology and artistry. While concepts of art and design are an afterthought in many AI...

The Making of Sophia: Rolling Base

Introduction Mobile robotics is a subfield of robotics focusing on locomotion, or robots that are not fixed to a single location. This can include home robots or delivery and transportation robots that move supplies...

On the Future of Robots and Ethics [Video]

David Hanson, Ph.D., founder of Hanson Robotics at the DLD Conference in Bayreuth, interviewed by Jennifer Schenker on the subject of the Future of Robots and Ethics. At the recent DLD conference in Bayreuth on June...

#AskSophia Top Ten Q&As

If you follow @RealSophiaRobot on Twitter and Facebook, you know we launched an ongoing Q&A series called #AskSophia earlier this year. The idea behind this is to allow our followers to ask top-of-mind questions...

The Making of Sophia:  Frubber®

The Making of Sophia: Frubber®

The new breed of social robots designed to interact with humans and other robots demands that these machines be highly effective communicators. Research has shown that as much as 55% of human-to-human communication is...

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