Tuesday, 8 July 2014

Lifelike Androids are Improving People’s Lives Today

Although androids often get a bad rap in science-fiction movies and video games, real-life androids are already improving people’s lives—and making “careers” of it. Tokyo’s National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation has actually “hired” two lifelike androids: Kodomoroid will read the latest news from the Internet, and Otonaroid will converse with visitors about science and technology. The androids were designed by Hiroshi Ishiguro of Osaka University, whose previous work includes a lifelike clone of himself.

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