|Here she is, the 2009 model>>|
Japanese engineers have created a robot that mimics singing. The robot, named HRP-4C, follows the movements of a live human and imitates mouth and head movements and the singer’s breathing.
Says a spokesman: "We hope the entertainment industry will be able to make widespread use of robots."
The new and improved 2010 model>>
She also dances.
If this creeps you out, you might be experiencing the uncanny valley. That’s when a robot is too realistic to be an obvious fake, but not realistic enough to be a convincing fake.
Thanks to Popsci>>