Private school in Abu Dhabi hires robots to teach pupils

September 1, 2014 9:21 am

Merryland International School in Mussafah has launched the UAE’s first robotic lab, which includes 30 robots and humanoids with built-in intelligence, Gulf News reported. “Humanoid AISOY Raspberry Pi robot will teach basic addition and subtraction while Nao, the 57-cm tall Evolution Humanoid robot from France, will help special needs children. I have sourced out some of the best and most advanced robots including humanoids, quadrupeds, hexapods, flying robots and pet robots from all over the world,” Susheela George, Founder of Merryland, told the paper, adding: “Our aim is to mould future scientists, designers, engineers and leaders.”