Friday, September 28, 2007

The most human looking robots

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Android, as they are called, is a robot designed to resemble a human, usually both in appearance and behavior. The most human looking androids ever created till now has all come from Japan. Look at the pictures below; it can almost get you fooled.

This one is named 'EveR-2 Muse'. Designed by KITEC (Korea Institute of Industrial Technology), EveR-2 Muse is the world's first entertainer-robot. Her skin is made of silicon material; 60 joints in her face, neck, and lower body enable her to demonstrate various facial expressions and some dance moves. She is 161cm tall and weighs 60kg, average figures of Korean women in their twenties.

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The following one is called Repliee Q2 and was designed by Professor Hiroshi Ishiguro of Osaka University.

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And this one is Repliee Q1Expo designed by the same Japanese inventor.

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Sources:
World's first entertainer robot 'EveR-2 Muse'
Intelligent Robotics Laboratory
Japanese develop 'female' android

3 comments:

  1. ... WTF!

    What Next? Realistic AI?

    Seriously, Its just one of these days.. Human Robo War. :-s

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  2. Who will make war with these pretty girls? ;)

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  3. First it's pretty Japanese girls, then it's Arnold Schwarzenegger. Be careful, fellas.

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