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Etihad Airways host Sophia the robot

GDN Online Desk

UAE: UAE carrier, Etihad Airways, will host the robot Sophia tomorrow (April22) as part of the Arabian Travel Market 2018 in Dubai.

The social humanoid robot will address the four-day event as official spokesperson on the future of innovation and technology in the aviation industry.

Since her creation by Hanson Robotics in 2011, Sophia garnered worldwide fame, becoming the the only robot capable of carrying out non-scripted conversations through sensors that collect emotional data

Sophia is the first robot in history to have a citizenship which she was given by the Saudi government in 2017.

A few days ago she was a key speaker at the The Creative Industry 'summit’s annual celebration of creativity in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.

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