Harsha Kikkeri, Founder of HoloWorld a Phygital Metaverse platform, launched Made in India bot “BHIMA” a 7.7 feet tall Humanoid Robot. It is designed to look bold and muscular with the detailing of amazing LED patterns on the body. It has many use cases and one of its primary use case is that it can be used as a reception bot for interaction such as, wave, point, answer questions, move around and greet people. The bot is designed and manufactured in Mysuru, Karnataka. BHIMA’s hardware is capable of face recognition, face detection and embodied AI which will be rolled out in subsequent metaverse platform updates.
Harsha Kikkeri, Founder of HoloWorld said, “We are very happy to launch our robot “BHIMA”. This is an addition to our Robotics Metaverse, wherein we are creating World’s largest Phygital Metaverse which connects Humans and Robots. BHIMA can be used at malls, in Education Institutes, and various corporate events as well as in entertainment field. This Robot can be programmed and trained by anybody by wearing our flagship product “HoloSuit”, connecting any actions through their body movements. The Robot has a lot of inbuilt AI capabilities, which is like an Avatar-based AI wherein it can interact with people, talk with them and recognize their faces which in turn will attract more attention.”
Use of humanoid robots like “BHIMA” is disrupting many industries ranging from entertainment and hospitality to service industries. BHIMA can perform administrative functions and socialize with visitors more efficiently. It would be a great hit in promotional events such as trade shows, conferences, and new product launching events. Humanoid robots are widely applied in the entertainment industry especially for filming movies.
Through human-robot interactions and targeted feedback, Educational Robots can be programmed to help with learning and develop high-end technical skills through individual and collaborative learning. It is extremely applicable as an educational tool, for example focusing on language acquisition, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), and the basic principles of programming.