India’s First Humanoid Robot (E)
An Indian teacher has succeeded in developing India’s first humanoid robot. Modeled on the lines of Robot Sofia, the Indian version named Shalu, can converse in 9 Indian and 38 foreign languages. Dinesh Patel, a computer science teacher working at Kendriya Vidyalaya, IIT Mumbai, has built this robot using discarded materials. The robot shakes hands and understands various human emotions like joy, anger, jealousy, humour etc…and behaves accordingly.