Sophia is Hanson Robotics’ latest and most advanced robot to date. As a cultural icon, she has become a media darling, appearing on major media outlets around the world, igniting the interest of people regardless of age, gender, and culture. She has even graced the cover of one of the worlds the top fashion magazines. Her press coverage had a reach of over ten billion readers in 2017
Sophia is an evolving genius machine. Her incredible human likeness, expressiveness, and remarkable story as an awakening robot over time makes her a fascinating front-page technology story. 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. Her reputation extends beyond business into the global social arena. She was named the world’s first United Nation Innovation Champion by United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and will have an official role in working with UNDP to promote sustainable development and safeguard human rights and equality.