Sophia is a social humanoid robot developed by Hong Kong based company Hanson Robotics. Sophia was activated on February 14, 2016. It is able to display more than 50 facial expressions.
Sophia has been covered by media around the world and has participated in many high-profile interviews. In October 2017, Sophia became the first robot to receive citizenship of any country. In November 2017, Sophia was named the United Nations
Development Programme’s first ever Innovation Champion, and is the first non-human to be given any United Nations title.The robot was granted Saudi Arabian citizenship, becoming the first robot ever to have a nationality.