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Chennai Airport introduces humanoid robots on trial basis to aid passengers

Two such bots were introduced today on a 'trial' basis

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

Chennai airport robots
Photo: Twitter - @aaichnairport

The on Wednesday introduced humanoid to perform a variety of actions, including greeting passengers and responding to queries, "deciphering variances in accent." Two such bots were introduced today on a 'trial' basis, one each positioned at the Arrival and Departure sections in the domestic terminal.

"Humanoid introduced on trial basis at The robot will provide info on and its amenities," the official Twitter handle of the Chennai airport, @aaichnairport, said.

These autonomous bots can navigate on their own, identify and greet passengers and respond to "queries deciphering variances in accent" and converse with them, it added.

First Published: Wed, August 15 2018. 18:50 IST