Get ready to meet a new robot that will give you the creeps. AIST has been showing off some of their robotics advancements and one robot in particular is raising eyebrows.
The Actroid-F, developed by Kokoro Co. Ltd and ATR, mimics the the operator’s facial expressions and head movements in a very realistic way…so realistic, in fact, that it gives us the willies.
Check it out for yourself in the video below.
- Actroid-F: the angel of death robot coming to a hospital near you (video) (engadget.com)
- Videos: Super-Realistic Female Humanoid Actroid-F (crunchgear.com)
- Japanese Fembot Has Incredibly Realistic Facial Expressions (neatorama.com)
- Burn It With Fire, Acid, Plasma, Shooting Stars, I Don’t Care What Just Do It Now! (geekologie.com)
- Kokoro shows off its latest android Actroid F (news.cnet.com)