Looks like Hanson Robotics are releasing a new version of Sophia for "for research, academic and B2B applications".
Teaser video here
Frightening on so many levels :-)
David's talk at AI Tech North on "Enriching Virtual Humans through the Semantic Web and Knowledge Graphs" is now available on video:
It's a 20min watch, and followed by another interesting session on analysis of language in social media use.