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Foreign media drew attention to the appearance on air of TV channel “Russia 24” robot Alex, who a few minutes was the leading one from the news. The robot wrote “bi-Bi-si”, Fox News, Daily Mirror, The Telegraph, iNews (included in The Independent) and other publications.
In “bi-Bi-si” has noticed that not all viewers were happy with this host. Some accused the top political propaganda. Others felt that the robot — not the best appearance, a strange look and an awkward facial expression. In the material of Fox News noted that some described Alex as a “generator fake news”. The American channel said that, according to “Russia 24”, Alex is almost completely made from Russian parts and materials using established in Russia.
The Moscow correspondent of The Telegraph Alec moon (Alec Luhn) said that who performed the role of lead robot is able to move his face and lips, mimicking human speech, but still not moving his hands. When in a news release talking about the conference in SKOLKOVO, where the robot was presented earlier, Alex mentioned yourself. “Futuristic news anchor then made a rather unpleasant attempt to smile,” he described what he saw the journalist.
The news about robot newspaper the Sun called Alex “creepy” robot. Journalist iNews noted that the appearance of the first robot master in the history of “Russia 24” can be considered a “temporary gimmick to promote Russian technologies in the framework of television news and at the same time trying to bring a little fun in the process.”
In RTR Alex called Android, that is, a humanoid robot. “This unique car is one of the few in the world that has artificial intelligence. But in addition, the designers of Promobot was able to endow a machine with human traits,” — said on the website of the company. The appearance of the robot is borrowed from the head of the company-developer of Alexei Yuzhakova.
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