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Ever seen a 60 kg robot? Guests at Abu Dhabi’s Idex (International Defence Exhibition) were greeted by Titan, the bilingual, eight feet tall robot.
The International Defence Exhibition (Idex), kicked off in Abu Dhabi on February 17. The five-day event has an interesting line up of military demonstrations and air shows by the UAE armed forces. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces attended the inauguration ceremony.
The five-day event is expected to be graced by over 100,000 visitors, regionally and globally. While the event especially meant for national and international companies to purchase arms and boost the country’s defense capabilities, there was a little surprise which lightened up the atmosphere.
Videos shared by residents show Titan- the world’s first commercial entertainment robot, developed by the British company Cyberstein, meeting and greeting guests in Arabic and English. Donning a military vest, the 60 kg robot walked around the place, leaving people in total awe.
This is not the first time Titan has made his appearance. Earlier, Titan was spotted at the Burj Khalifa in November 2018 and at the International Exhibition of National Security and Resilience Conference in Abu Dhabi in March 2018.