Robot injures visitor during demonstration
An “assault by robot” that left a man needing stitches at a technology fair has been blamed on incorrect operations.
The injury at the China Hitech Fair (CHTF) 2016 was caused by electronic misoperation, the organizing committee of CHTF said on Friday.
The visitor was reportedly injured after the robot named Xiao Pang, the Chinese for “Little Fatty”, was displayed for a demonstration at the China Hitech Fair — where he ran into a window, smashing it into pieces.
The visitor’s leg was wounded by broken glass and he was taken to Peking University Shenzhen Hospital by an ambulance. He later went home after receiving a few stitches.