July 28, 2005
Japanese scientists have unveiled the most human-looking robot yet devised –a “female” android called Repliee Q1.
She has flexible silicone for skin, a number of sensors, and 31 actuators to allow her to turn and react in a human-like manner, which can programmed by a human wearing motion sensors.
She can flutter her eyelids and move her hands like a human. She even appears to breathe.
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