Dogs Meet Robot : A Surprising Encounter at IIT Kanpur’s Tech Fest

Dogs Meet Robot : A Surprising Encounter at IIT Kanpur's Tech Fest

Dogs Meet Robot : A Surprising Encounter at IIT Kanpur's Tech Fest

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In a fascinating event at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur, stray dogs met a robotic dog during the institute’s annual tech festival, Techkriti. The encounter, captured in a viral video, showcased the intriguing interaction between real and artificial canines.

The video, shared by Dr. Mukesh Bangar, CEO of Muks Robotics, depicted a stray dog cautiously approaching the robotic dog created by his company. Equipped with advanced AI, the robot mirrored real dog behaviours, sparking curiosity among the strays. As the real dog tentatively engaged with the robotic counterpart, other strays joined in, circling the duo to understand the newcomer.

Robotic technology has made significant strides in recent years, permeating various industries and reshaping our world. This encounter between stray and robotic dogs exemplifies the intersection of technology and reality, showcasing the advancements in robotics.

The festival, with the theme ‘The Cosmic Nexus’, organised a range of competitive events in robotics, software, entrepreneurship, and more. A video of the events was captured during the 30th edition of Techkriti, held from March 14 to March 17.

Internet users were delighted by the video, expressing awe at the integration of technology and nature and applauding India’s progress in robotics. The event serves as a testament to the potential of robotics to both entertain and intrigue, even in unexpected encounters with stray dogs.

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