Japanese roboticist Hiroshi Ishiguro's "Hugvie" translates your caller's voice into huggable vibrations. Great for long-distance lovin' -- and maybe a new form of high-tech group grope too.
Takashimaya has rolled out a Geminoid robot to greet shoppers for Valentine's Day. Will she find love?
Japan's Professor Hiroshi Ishiguro sees the day when a mini android that lets you "feel" the presence of the party on the other line could replace cell phones.
Why does your phone have to be a boring rectangle? Why not a half-baked person?
Robot wizard Hiroshi Ishiguro's latest creation comes with a high creep factor. But if you hug it, the creepiness goes away. Maybe.
A robot copy of Beicho Katsura III, a master comic storyteller in Japan, takes the stage in Osaka and gets a few laughs.
Japan's Kokoro is offering absurdly vain people the chance to order their own android clone for just $225,000 apiece. Only two bots available, so act now!
When the Geminoid clan gets together for a reunion of sorts in Kyoto, Japan, things get a little spooky.
The first Geminoid robot to leave Japan is bound for Europe. We suspect it will form a band of international terrorists.
Tokyo entertainment firm Kokoro shows off its latest fembot, Actroid F, in a PR video. The lifelike android is slated to go on sale to work as a receptionist or hospital worker.