The humanoid robot Sophia, developed by Hong Kong-based company Hanson Robotics, appears on stage during a meeting about artificial intelligence in Kolkata, India, on February 18. Photo: AFPThe humanoid robot Sophia, developed by Hong Kong-based company Hanson Robotics, appears on stage during a meeting about artificial intelligence in Kolkata, India, on February 18. Photo: AFP
The humanoid robot Sophia, developed by Hong Kong-based company Hanson Robotics, appears on stage during a meeting about artificial intelligence in Kolkata, India, on February 18. Photo: AFP
Oliver Cox
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Eye on Asia by Oliver Cox

Coronavirus concerns aside, powerful trends point to boom time for Asian tech

  • Asian technology and innovation are underpinned by powerful structural trends promising growth, such as China’s 5G roll-out, Japan’s robotics dominance, and the region’s rapid adoption of enterprise services

The humanoid robot Sophia, developed by Hong Kong-based company Hanson Robotics, appears on stage during a meeting about artificial intelligence in Kolkata, India, on February 18. Photo: AFPThe humanoid robot Sophia, developed by Hong Kong-based company Hanson Robotics, appears on stage during a meeting about artificial intelligence in Kolkata, India, on February 18. Photo: AFP
The humanoid robot Sophia, developed by Hong Kong-based company Hanson Robotics, appears on stage during a meeting about artificial intelligence in Kolkata, India, on February 18. Photo: AFP
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