Enter a Qihan, a Chinese company focused on innovations in robotics, AI and video analysis, which has just released a Multi-Service Platform System (MPS) for its Sanbot Robot that is unprecedented. The system actually enables businesses to manage hundreds of Sanbot robots from anywhere in the world through its cloud-enabled, centralized system that brings personalized communications services to companies worldwide via an intelligent, cloud-enabled humanoid robot.
-- Lauren deLisa Coleman, Forbes
In November, a much cuter robot, called Sanbot was trialed in Gongbei Customs, a huge port on mainland China’s border with Macau. It can translate questions in 28 languages and uses a touchscreen, speakers and LEDs to communicate with the public.
-- Laurie Winkless, Forbes
China-based Sanbot that\'s showcasing this cloud-enabled service robot, able to work in a variety of settings - from retail and hospitality, to education and healthcare.
-- James Brooks, AP
This Chinese robot is supposed to help out in the supermarket, offering advice to customers.
-- Rory Cellan-Jones, BBC
“Aesthetically Sanbot is a chunky little droid with a touchscreen running a Linux-based system perched below its head, from which long-lashed digital eyes blink. With arms like dolphin flippers that swing back and forth when she dances, the robot has plenty of charm.”
-- Katie Collins, CNET
“Sanbot is Chinese firm Qihan’s new humanoid robot, launched at this week’s IFA conference. Sanbot can be used in conjunction with Qihan’s cloud system Q-Link while its API is open to all.”
-- Jim Drury, Reuters TV
“I got to meet a little chap called Qihan Sanbot. If you were to imagine a robot designed in the Jetsons style it’s almost exactly like that. It kind of does everything. It’s got an API and it can be configured to do literally anything.”
-- James Trew, Engadget
“Sanbot is already in service in China, offering flight information to stressed travelers at the airport, patrolling warehouses as a security guard, providing a telepresence for doctors in patient’s homes, and acting as a fun friend and learning resource for kindergarteners.”
-- Simon Hill, Digital Trends
“Sanbot is the least intimidating security I’ve ever seen! You may end up spotting one in the wild (at your local supermarket/airport/school) at some point in the near future.”
-- Aatif Sulleyman, Gizmodo
“Sanbot’s open approach will help Sanbot penetrate the many target industries its makers aim for. Sanbot can work as an airport guide, waiter, teaching assistant, security worker or a smart home manager. “
-- Tereza Pultarova, E&T Magazine
“The plucky little robot has flipper arms, a pair of wheels for feet and a body chock full of various sensors to help it perform a factotum of different jobs, from security guard to nursing home companion to educational assistant, and honestly, the pricing isn’t crazy. The company will also be revealing an updated version of the robot with articulated hands in China later this month.”
-- Bryan Heater, Techcrunch
“Intelligent humanoid robot \'Sanbot\' fights crime at airports with facial recognition software. The machines can also provide customer service and help airport passengers with their queries.”
-- Kirstie McCrum, Mirror
“The robot also cut down on the time spent on interviews, Dubai Police’s robot was able to get the interviews done within a few minutes. The candidates queued up in front of the talking robot, and all interviews were conducted standing.”
-- Ali AI Shouk, Gulf News
“This cute Sanbot is designed to do a wider variety of jobs including healthcare and education system. Sanbot has three cameras, a HD touch-screen, and a projector which can project the interface and content onto a wall. Sanbot also has sensors all over its body, and will chat with you when you touch it and do a dance on command.”
-- Jen Copestake, BBC
“Sanbot service robot is invited to New Year · New World, one of the largest TV programmes of CCTV Financial Channel, working together with CCTV commentators. Meanwhile, Sanbot assists the Shining Coordinates in 2017, the popular TV programmes of CCTV-1, to present and praise the proud and impressive Chinese citizens and working models.”
“Sanbot is a humanoid-shaped machine a little under 3ft high, with long-lashed blinking eyes. The idea is that its functions can be customized – for example to give directions at airports, teach basics to children at kindergarten or even perform low-level services at a hospital.”
-- Daniel Jones, The Sun on Sunday
“By virtue of the sensitive recognition and interaction systems, Sanbot recruits personal assistant in public at WRC event. The interviewees are all from renowned universities in Beijing, capital of China. Sanbot, as the interviewer, chooses the most qualified assistant to help Sanbot with the demo shows at the scence.”
-- Phoenix Satellite Television