Avideo purportedly of the King of Bahrain showing up in Dubai with his robot protector is viral via web-based networking media. In the 30-seconds video, a man wearing a thawb (a long tunic-like piece of clothing) and wearing a keffiyeh (scarf) on his head can be seen firmly followed by a robot and a few others.
The subtitle alongside one such video transferred on Twitter by a checked client Roshan Abeysinghe peruses, “Ruler of Bahrain shows up in Dubai with his robot guardian fitted 360 with cameras and inbuilt guns. Innovation moving quick than any time in recent memory ever. Presently government officials may arrange this as well.”
India Today Anti Fake News War Room (AFWA) has discovered the case is deceiving. The man in the video isn’t the King of Bahrain and the robot isn’t his protector.
Official Facebook page of DY365, an Assamese news channel additionally had a similar video with the deceptive case.
With the assistance of the InVID apparatus, we turn around looked through one of the keyframes of the video and discovered news reports by Gulf News and Khaleej Times about the robot in the viral video.
As indicated by a Gulf News report distributed on February 18, 2019, the eight feet tall, 60 kg robot was a greeter at Abu Dhabi’s International Defense Exhibition, Idex 2019.
The report further says the multilingual robot that strolls in a military vest is named Titan and it is the world’s first business diversion robot craftsman created by the British organization Cyberstein.
The Khaleej Times cited Titan as saying, “Harmony and gifts be with you. How are all of you guests? The best thing to transpire at Idex this year is being recruited by the Safe City Group. Yippee!”
In any case, we were unable to discover any report from solid sources that said the robot is fitted with 360-degree cameras and guns as asserted by numerous netizens.
We likewise found a more extended rendition of the video being referred to transferred on February 24, 2019, on a YouTube channel DUBAI7 with the title “8-ft Titan robot welcomes guests at UAE resistance show Idex in Abu Dhabi”.
In the 3 minutes 28-second video, the robot can be seen strolling around and welcoming visitors.
Additionally, a more intensive glance at the video shows the UAE national banner on the arm and shoulder of the robot
As per some different reports, it was Chief of Staff of the Bahrain Defense Force (BDF), Lieutenant-General Dheyab container Saqr Al-Nuaimi who visited UAE’s Idex 2020 and not King Hamad canister Isa Al Khalifa.
Consequently the viral video isn’t of King of Bahrain strolling with his robot guardian. The video shows Titan, a business diversion robot at Abu Dhabi’s International Defense Exhibition, Idex 2019.