All Singing, All Dancing Japanese Robot Debut

In case you don’t have a dance partner, or need someone to star in your up and coming musical, Japan has the robot for you! From Daily Mail:

The age of robots being used in everyday homes has come a step nearer with the development of a new humanoid. And once they’ve done the dishes, they can join you in bop round the living room.

For the catchily named HRP-4C, dubbed Divabot, which has a realistic face and moveable features, can sing too.  And yesterday she showed off her neatest dance steps at an exhibition in Tokyo.

Article continues in the Daily Mail

10 Comments on "All Singing, All Dancing Japanese Robot Debut"

  1. Anonymous | Oct 18, 2010 at 10:36 pm |

    I thought her performance was a little wooden.

  2. I thought her performance was a little wooden.

  3. She is thinking of how s he can murder every single human in the audience.

  4. She is thinking of how s he can murder every single human in the audience.

  5. welcome to the uncanny valley

  6. welcome to the uncanny valley

  7. Anonymous | Oct 19, 2010 at 7:24 pm |

    About as stiff and cold as my ex girlfriend………

  8. GoodDoktorBad | Oct 19, 2010 at 3:24 pm |

    About as stiff and cold as my ex girlfriend………

  9. Anonymous | Oct 20, 2010 at 12:31 am |

    You’ll be thanking the Japanese for this when this robot’s song is the only thing that can melt the frozen hearts of the invading Zentradi forces.

  10. dumbsaint | Oct 19, 2010 at 8:31 pm |

    You’ll be thanking the Japanese for this when this robot’s song is the only thing that can melt the frozen hearts of the invading Zentradi forces.

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