ALBAWABA - Meet Sara, a robot made in Saudi Arabia, assembled in the shape of a woman donning the hijab, or Muslim headscarf, and speaking in colloquial Saudi dialect.
قدمت المملكة العربية #السعودية الروبوت "سارة"، الذي ظهر على شكل أنثى تتحدث اللهجة العامية السعودية وتضع غطاء رأس يشبه #الحجاب لترحب بزوار معرض السعودية الرقمية المشارك في فعاليات مؤتمر "#ليب 2023" التقني الدولي، بالرياض. pic.twitter.com/qkJsjoKdmk— qabasmedia_om (@qabasmedia_om) February 7, 2023
Sara is a homegrown machine on display at the Saudi Digital Pavilion as part of LEAP 2023, an international technical conference at the Riyadh Exhibition and Convention Center, which runs through Feb. 9.
Robot Sarah in #Leap23 as the first #SaudiRobot ??❤️ that speaks the colloquial dialect, #Sarah works in the conference to answer visitors inquiries and interact with them through #ArtificialIntelligence.. pic.twitter.com/AOQ5nefjW8— Saudi-Expatriates.com (@saudiexpat) February 7, 2023
Recently, the robot was manufactured in collaboration between Saudi Digital and the Qss Company.
It can communicate with visitors of the exhibition, greet and interact with them, perform popular dances and respond to inquiries, a Saudi Press Agency reported.
Saudi-made robot refuses to reveal her age ?— Sarah (@SAlSuwayed) February 6, 2023
The robot has an AI camera, which recognizes the distance of people in front of it.