Founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Hanson Robotics, David Hanson adjusts a head of a humanoid robot at the company's lab in Hong Kong, China January 12, 2021. Sophia the robot has gone viral since she was unveiled in 2016. Now the company behind her has a new vision: to mass-produce thousands of robots by the end of 2021. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Hanson Robotics, David Hanson adjusts a head of a humanoid robot at the company's lab in Hong Kong, China January 12, 2021. The cybernetic celebrity has made her fame across late-night shows, appeared on the cover of fashion magazines, and was appointed the United Nation's first non-human "innovation Champion". REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

An engineer adjusts the cover at the back of humanoid robot Sophia's head developed by Hanson Robotics at the company's lab in Hong Kong, China January 12, 2021. Sophia, controversially given legal citizenship in Saudi Arabia in 2017, is the star and brainchild of Hanson Robotics, and she was created to promote human-to-machine empathy and compassion. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Hanson Robotics, David Hanson gives a high-five to humanoid robot Sophia at the company's lab in Hong Kong, China January 12, 2021. The Hong Kong-based team behind the human-like robot said four models, including Sophia, will start rolling out of factories by the first half of 2021, just as researchers predict the pandemic will open new opportunities for the robotics industry. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Humanoid robot Sophia developed by Hanson Robotics introduces herself at the company's lab in Hong Kong, China January 12, 2021. Picture taken January 12, 2021. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Humanoid robot Sophia developed by Hanson Robotics makes a facial expression at the company's lab in Hong Kong, China January 12, 2021. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu