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New Russian entrant into creepiest robot face contest

Posted on 11/01/12 by Frank Tobe

New Russian entrant into creepiest robot face contest

Neurobotics, a Russian brain research organization, has just released videos of their new human-like woman robotic head. Click to see their video.

Hanson Robotics, whose Einstein head is shown above, Kokoro, a Japanese robot manufacturer, and Japanese professor Hiroshi Ishiguro are all known for their realistic android heads - all of which have given the creeps to many and helped coin the term "uncanny valley."

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Frank Tobe is the owner and publisher of The Robot Report and co-founder of ROBO Global which has developed a tracking index for the robotics industry, the ROBO Global™ Robotics & Automation Index. The index of 82 companies in 13 subsectors tracks and captures the entire economic value of this global opportunity in robotics, automation and enabling technologies.

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