IRIS AI Robot

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Overview:

A groundbreaking development in education has emerged from Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram, where a school has introduced India's first AI teacher robot, Iris.

About IRIS AI Robot

  • It is powered by Robotics and Generative AI technologies, Iris boasts a dedicated Intel processor and coprocessor for seamless performance.
  • Its Android App interface allows users to control and interact with the robot, ensuring a personalized learning experience.
  • It is not just a passive presence in the classroom but a dynamic voice assistant and interactive learning tool.
  • It acts as an AI voice-controlled assistant, responding to user queries, providing explanations, and delivering educational content.
  • It engages users in interactive learning experiences through personalized content generation, quizzes, and interactive activities.
  • Equipped with a 4-wheel chassis, Iris can move freely within its environment, facilitating interaction with users and navigating through learning spaces.
  • Its hands, featuring 5 DoF each, enable Iris to manipulate objects, perform demonstrations, and engage in hands-on learning activities.
  • The robot can teach subjects from nursery to Class 12.
  • The robot currently speaks three languages - English, Hindi and Malayalam.
  • It is created by Maker Labs.

Q1) What is Generative Artificial Intelligence?

Generative AI refers to deep-learning models that can take raw data and “learn” to generate statistically probable outputs when prompted. Generative AI is powered by foundation models (large AI models) that can multi-task and perform out-of-the-box tasks, including summarization, Q&A, classification, and more.

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