You may recall hearing about Affetto, the robotic infant that a Japanese team of scientists is building for research purposes. Well, prepare for the creep factor to be magnified by a thousand with the addition of wriggling arms and a half torso. Read the last sentence of this excerpt and try not to get chills:
Ultimately, the robot will be used in behavioral experiments. For now, the researchers are trying to “build a realistic child robot with a muscle-skeletal system.”
Now witness the power of this fully ‘armed’ and operational robo-baby!
Read more at NBC.
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