Actroid – Achievement in human like robot, remind me about Chobits


What is Actroid? Somebody will ask back who that is. Maybe some another anime new series was release, or something like cosmic stuff. Actually it is humanoid robot that developed in Osaka University, manufactured by Kokoro Company Ltd.

Mr. Wikipedia said that:

An Actroid is a humanoid robot with strong visual human-likeness developed by Osaka University and manufactured by Kokoro Company Ltd. (the animatronics division of Sanrio). It was first unveiled at the 2003 International Robot Exposition in Tokyo, Japan. Several different versions of the product have been produced since then. In most cases, the robot’s appearance has been modeled after an average young woman of Japanese descent.

The Actroid woman is a pioneer example of a real machine similar to imagined machines called by the science fiction terms android or gynoid, so far used only for fictional robots. It can mimic such lifelike functions as blinking, speaking, and breathing. The “Repliee” models are interactive robots with the ability to recognise and process speech and respond in kind.

look closely these 2 image, you will find that they is robot

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