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Bangla speaking robot Li introduced in SUST

  • Published at 10:52 pm April 22nd, 2019
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Bangla speaking robot Li Dhaka Tribune

Li can walk, understands and speaks Bangla

A team of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology students introduced a Bangla speaking robot Li at a media briefing on the campus on Monday.

The robot, standing at four feet one inch, was first inaugurated in a casual event on April 20 in presence of State Minister for ICT Zunaid Ahmed Palak and SUST Professor Muhammed Zafar Iqbal.

Li can walk, understands and speaks Bangla, can identify faces, mimic expressions and answer questions regarding Bangladesh and the Liberation War.

The robot was made by a five-member team called 'Friday Lab' led by former SUST student and lecturer of North-East University, Nowshad Sajib putting in three years of frantic effort costing around Tk10 lakh.