Man or Machine? Realistic Robot Blurs the Lines of Reality

Today's Best Tech Deals

Picked by PCWorld's Editors

Top Deals On Great Products

Picked by Techconnect's Editors

At first glance, you could confuse the new Geminoid DK for a very real human. But this robotic creation is the latest android from a team of Japanese researchers.

Designed by Osaka University professor Hiroshi Ishiguro and created with the help of the Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International, the Geminoid DK is one of a growing number of human-like androids (no, not that Android) the team has created, all in the name of researching human-robot interactions.

Previous androids created by this research group include Geminoid HI-1, a robot made to look like its creator, Hiroshi Ishiguro. Another noteworthy android the team created, dubbed Geminoid F, was based upon a young Japanese female--and "she" even went on to get an acting job.

Their latest creation was modelled after Danish professor Henrik Scharfe. Check it out:

You can check out more videos of the Geminoid DK robot in action over on the official YouTube page.

[via Fox News]

Like this? You might also enjoy...

Twitter - Facebook - RSS | Tip us off | Follow Chris Brandrick

Note: When you purchase something after clicking links in our articles, we may earn a small commission. Read our affiliate link policy for more details.
  
Shop Tech Products at Amazon