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Technically Incorrect: In Japan, Kodomoroid and Otonaroid convene a public chat ... with a pair of mini-droids. Might this be a fine prognosticator of news conferences to come?
Up-and-coming android performer Repliee S1 stars alongside well-known French actors in a piece based on Franz Kafka's absurdist classic "The Metamorphosis."
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.
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.
A robot copy of Beicho Katsura III, a master comic storyteller in Japan, takes the stage in Osaka and gets a few laughs.
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?
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.
Why does your phone have to be a boring rectangle? Why not a half-baked person?