Make a Talking Robot

Fri Sep 8, 10:00 - Fri Sep 8, 12:00
Glass Box - Tshimologong Precinct


Learn to build a TJBot AI Robot with IBM Research. TJBot is a Raspberry Pi driven AI that uses IBM’s Watson to engage conversation and prompts. In this workshop you will learn the dynamics of Watson and Raspberry Pi. Making TJBot talk and respond to voice queries.

About Toby Kurien:
Kurien based with IBM Research Africa is an electronics engineer who specializes in software engineering. He co-founded a successful software development company, created multiple startups, and spent 5 years freelancing as an Android developer as a way to help build solutions for other startups as well as NGO's.  Kurien has run training workshops, presented several times at high-profile conferences as well as user groups, mentored startups at hackathons, co-founded a maker space, and has created and contributed to several open source projects.


Make a Talking Robot
Glass Box - Tshimologong Precinct
47 Juta St, Johannesburg, 2000, South Africa
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