Robot Reporter makes debut in China

Wednesday 08 March 2017 3 months ago 36   Beijing   Print

Robot reporter doing program

Report  Web desk : BEIJING: China Xinhua News group has hired a robot Inspire as an intern reporter. The robot reporter covers two annual session for Xinhua. It is 1.2meter tall and less than one year old. It has been jointly developed by Xinhua and techn firms in Shanghai and Beijing. The robot is tasked with collecting big data and doing interviews of famous personalities. Inspire is not the first robot reporter to get a job. In January, Chinese media outlet Southern Metropolis Daily published its first report written by robot reporter Xiao Nan. 02