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Loneliness narrows the uncanny valley

Starved for a little social contact? The face of a robot or doll will seem more alive to you than to someone with a brimming social life.

By 9 September 2014

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Perky avatars bring 'Uncanny Valley' to NYC airports

The Port Authority of New York will be trying out lady-sized video billboards through the end of the year.

By 22 May 2012

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Robot washes windows so you don't have to

Rollin' Justin the robot impresses humans with its dexterous movements when cleaning windows. One household chore down, 3,000 more to go!

By 13 August 2014

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Robot learns to walk while damaged

Researchers look to animals for inspiration in developing a groundbreaking algorithm to help broken robots adapt quickly and keep moving.

By 5 August 2014

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Toyota teaches tech at the track with the Scion FR-S

The Laguna Seca racetrack, a sports coupe, and a PlayStation 3 racing sim come together to demonstrate the future of tech at Toyota.

By 30 July 2014

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You're going to freak over these uncanny masks

Your own personal uncanny valley is just a few clicks away with these custom-printed balaclavas.

By 4 June 2014

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World's first android newscasters unveiled in Japan

The fascination with weird and wonderful robots at the Android: What is a Human? exhibition continues, as Japan unveils the world's first android newscasters.

By 25 June 2014

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Cyborg glasses let you fake a good mood

Why bother with Google Glass, when AgencyGlass lets you convey emotions through digital eyes? Hirotaka Osawa wants to help people look happy even when they're not.

By 19 April 2014

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Matterport breathes life into fully immersive 3D models

Thanks to a low-cost camera and companion cloud service for snappy processing, creating models of 3D space just became a whole lot easier.

By 14 March 2014

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Matterport breathes life into fully immersive 3D models

Thanks to a low-cost camera and companion cloud service for snappy processing, creating models of 3D space just became a whole lot easier.

By 14 March 2014