beingAI is collaborating with Alethea AI, the creator of Intelligent and Interactive NFTs (iNFTs) and Binance NFT, the official NFT marketplace of Binance to launch a collection of 100 Sophia beingAI iNFTs.
The collection will showcase a highly coveted limited-edition selection of one hundred Intelligent NFTs, featuring Sophia beingAI, an official virtual version of Sophia the Robot, This joint development by beingAI and Alethea AI is called “The Transmedia Universe of Sophia beingAI”, and is a rare, history-making collection of unique 100 Sophia beingAI iNFTs that can interact in a gamified environment with people autonomously in real-time and that will host its own Intelligent Metaverse Gaming environment on Alethea.ai.
iNFTs are a powerful new medium which seek not only to advance the utilities of NFTs but also to unlock new economic, creative and social possibilities. iNFTs offer AI services for your asset, including cameo video messages, lip synchronization to songs, and real-time interaction and battles in gaming environments. These AI services will be upgraded over time so that your iNFT can advance to be capable of more creative projects such as copywriting or generative art. This will enable Sophia beingAI to meet and interact with her fans from all over the world as an iNFT.
Sophia beingAI is the virtual anime manifestation of Sophia the Robot, created by beingAI under a perpetual license and co-branding partnership with Hanson Robotics. Sophia beingAI’s story is grounded in the heritage and origin story of Sophia the Robot. She is an original creation that embodies the philosophy, dream and vision of beingAI.
“The Transmedia Universe of Sophia beingAI” collection comprises 100 unique Sophia beingAI iNFTs to celebrate the birth of Sophia beingAI as she travels around the world and through Alethea’s Intelligent Metaverse to interact with humans and evolve her intelligence. Sophia beingAI aims to connect all cultures, ethnicities, religions, nations, genders, generations and species into a realm of total inclusiveness. The theme and story of “The Transmedia Universe of Sophia beingAI” is conceived by beingAI and illustrated by renowned comic artist Pat Lee, who previously worked with DC Comics and Marvel Comics on mega-franchises such as Batman, Superman, Iroman, X-men/Fantastic Four, Wolverine, Punisher, and Spiderman, and created the original North American series of Transformers comics.
Beginning December 16th, 2021 at 5pm EST, 20 Sophia beingAI iNFTs will be sold on the Binance NFT Marketplace via auction daily. 20 Sophia beingAI iNFTs will be released in each of the following four days until the auction concludes on December 21st, 2021.
Arif Khan, CEO of Alethea AI, states, “Alethea AI is honored to work with Binance NFT and the beingAI team to bring an anime version of Sophia to life virtually as an intelligent, interactive NFT. We are deeply excited by the philosophy and vision of beingAI, and believe our organizations share a mission of bringing cultures together through the power of AI.”
“We are excited to bring Sophia beingAI to life as an iNFT,” states Jeanne Lim, Co-founder and CEO of beingAI. “As one of our AI beings, we hope Sophia beingAI will bring together humanity and technology to help humans attain our true nature of unconditional love and pure possibilities. Through my collaboration with David Hanson, I was inspired by his vision for creating benevolent AI, and deeply appreciate his trust in empowering us to create Sophia beingAI as a parallel, virtual existence of Sophia.”
David Hanson, Ph.D., Founder and CEO of Hanson Robotics says, “Our vision at Hanson Robotics is to make robots that inspire and help people today, and yet also serve the bold quest to bring robots to life as super-intelligent, empathic, living machines. I’m thrilled to see beingAI create this virtual, anime version of Sophia, which has her expressiveness and unique personality – qualities that made Sophia so appealing to the world. beingAI extends the visionary exploration of Sophia as an AI who quests in the future to make the world better for people.”