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Kokoro shows off its latest android Actroid F

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.

By August 28, 2010

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The most horrifying robot baby you'll ever meet

Meet Diego-san, the oversized robot baby that has a semi-realistic, uncanny-valley head on a naked robot skeleton.

By January 10, 2013

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Emotional Cocorobo vac-bot wants to suck up to you

Plucky trilingual robot acts differently depending on how it feels, according to Sharp. Just don't kick it with your steel-toed boots.

By May 8, 2012

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Tokyo store's female android looking for love

Takashimaya has rolled out a Geminoid robot to greet shoppers for Valentine's Day. Will she find love?

By February 2, 2012

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Mask of you the creepiest Halloween costume yet

Real-f wants to make you a mask of yourself, just in case you want to confuse the neighborhood kids more than scare them.

By October 18, 2011

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Singing robot head could do duets with Chucky

Crooning robot head out of Taiwan can read music faster than the average human head, its creators say. It might be less terrifying if attached to a body, though.

By August 15, 2011

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Go on, you know you wanna smell this robot armpit

Kevin Grennan loves stinky machines. The London designer's armpit robot explores how smell can change the human-robot dynamic.

By June 29, 2011

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Fans surprised to learn Japanese pop idol isn't real

AKB48's Aimi Eguchi is sweet, pretty, and perfect for legions of Japanese otaku geeks. Too bad she's not real. But does it even matter?

By June 23, 2011

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Robot clone summit like one big, happy family

When the Geminoid clan gets together for a reunion of sorts in Kyoto, Japan, things get a little spooky.

By April 1, 2011

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Geminoid clone-bot hipper than human original

The first Geminoid robot to leave Japan is bound for Europe. We suspect it will form a band of international terrorists.

By March 7, 2011