As human-like robots are quietly engineered around the world, its market is expected to reach US$17 billion by 2027, according to research groups.
Hanson Robotics is one of the industry pioneers. Founded in 2013, the Hong Kong-based firm is known for developing androids with “appealing and complex” facial expressions.
It is now trying to revolutionise the robotic market by producing healthcare robots which can assist the daily lives of patients, or even treat diseases.
In this episode of #AllAboutMoney, HKIBC’s Chloe Feng talks to David Hanson, the founder of Hanson Robotics, and David Lake, the chief executive of Awakening Health, to learn about the potential of humanoid robots.