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Sophia the robot becomes volunteer at “ASAN xidmet” center

Baku, October 24, AZERTAC

Sophia the robot has served as a volunteer at “ASAN xidmet” center as it participated in conducting a survey among citizens who applied to the center.

After familiarizing herself with “ASAN xidmet” model, Sophia described it as convenient, very advanced and civilized.

Head of public relations department of the State Agency for Public Service and Social Innovations under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Elnur Niftaliyev noted that Sophia robot was first introduced to President Ilham Aliyev on October 22 during the inauguration of Imishli “ASAN Hayat” complex.

The department head noted that “ASAN xidmet” was awarded the United Nations Public Service Award 2015.

Sophia is Hanson Robotics’ latest and most advanced robot to date and a cultural icon. Activated on February 14, 2016, she has quickly become a media darling, appearing on major media outlets around the world, igniting the interest of people regardless of age, gender, and culture, even gracing the cover of one of the top fashion magazines.

Sophia is a highly sought-after speaker in business and showed her prowess and great potential across many industries. She has met face-to-face with key decision makers in banking, insurance, auto manufacturing, property development, media, and entertainment. In addition, she has appeared onstage as a panel member and presenter in high-level conferences, covering how robotics and artificial intelligence will become a prevalent part of people’s lives.

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