|[April 20, 2017]
IBM Watson-powered QIHAN Sanbot Brings AI to Life at IBM Forum 2017
Earlier this month, IBM (News - Alert) invited QIHAN Technology Company to showcase
Sanbot, an intelligent humanoid robot, at the annual IBM Forum 2017
event in Hong Kong. Powered by IBM Watson, Sanbot demonstrated smart
card payments in retail solutions using a demo for an interactive coffee
menu and language recognition using IBM Watson, as well as interacted
with the event's attendees to reveal how robotics will benefit the
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Sanbot interacts with attendees at IBM Forum 2017. (Photo: Business Wire)
"Partnering with QIHAN provides us with a powerful platform for IBM
Watson, and showcases all the ways we can interact wit humanoids in our
lives," said Rick Lee, Watson leader at IBM. "From service industries,
to financial services and healthcare, there is an important role that
robotics can play. IBM is excited about the future possibilities of our
partnership to change the world."
With robust, cloud-powered artificial intelligence powered by IBM
Watson, Sanbot is able to deliver effective, personalized communications
and services. With its unique Robotics-as-a-Service model, Sanbot is
capable of recognizing and communicating up to 30 different languages,
making it ideal to be deployed almost anywhere in the world.
"Sanbot's demonstrations at IBM Forum 2017 served as a glimpse into a
world where robots will change people's lives," said Zhuang Yongjun,
chief technology officer at QIHAN. "Demonstrating Sanbot at the IBM
Forum is the first in a long line of ways we can work together to bring
AI and robotics to the forefront. We look forward to continued
collaborations and opportunities that will showcase the power of AI."
For more information about Sanbot, please visit http://www.sanbot.com/.
About QIHAN Technology Co. Ltd
Founded in 2006, QIHAN Technology Co. Ltd. (QIHAN) is a global leading
CCTV surveillance equipment and solutions provider headquartered in
Shenzhen, China. Its proprietary solutions, Qihan, Sanbot, and Qihan
Cloud, utilize next-generation robotics and artificial intelligent (AI)
technologies to help improve the lives of its customers. Through its
core business of surveillance cameras, QIHAN has built a substantial
pool of over 200 intellectual properties in Machine Vision Recognition,
Multi-axis Automatic Control, Big Data Analysis, and more.
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