If you are incapable or unnecessarily afraid of social interaction (like me), then KEMPA should bring you joy. KEMPA is the new humanoid robot that will not only greet you in airports but also provide necessary information.
"Nino" a robot developed in our own Bengaluru, a full sized version can do a number of tasks of a human. By a startup @SirenaTech @blrtechsummit @TiEBangalore @Startup_Kar #BlrTechSummit pic.twitter.com/GoO0ijTiyQ
— Uday Birje 🇮🇳 (@uday_birje) November 18, 2017
Priyank Kharge, the Karnataka ministry of Minister for Innovation & Technology tweeted, announcing that the robot humanoid – developed by Bengaluru based startup Sirena Technologies, will be giving out information on Karnataka tourism in the Kempegowda International Airport.
Humanoid built on artificial intelligence by Bengaluru startup @SirenaTech is being tested for deployment @BLRAirport . He will give information on @KarnatakaWorld among other information. He is being called KEMPA, for now. pic.twitter.com/8t5ikT1O5m
— Priyank Kharge / ಪ್ರಿಯಾಂಕ್ ಖರ್ಗೆ (@PriyankKharge) March 29, 2018
Before people race to the comments section claiming that the robots have started stealing our jobs, let the company behind the humanoid have their say.
Sirena technologies have been using the humanoid robot to enrich kids in education and life skills! Conducting bootcamps in schools, they hope to inspire young minds to take up technology from a young age!
— Sirena Technologies (@SirenaTech) July 24, 2017
And Sirena technologies has a dedicated team of engineers backing up the company! Safe to say, the future of jobs is in the right hands!
Kudos to the government furthering the cause of implementing new technologies that will inspire future minds!
*Side note: if robots ever took over the earth; they wouldn’t look as scary as the ones from Terminator – apparently.
(Edited By Vinayak Hegde)
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