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03.04.11
Elfoid is the human-shaped phone from Japan that tickles when it rings (video)
03.04.11

Elfoid is the human-shaped phone from Japan that tickles when it rings (video)

The Telenoid R1 achieved a new level of creepiness on the Japanese robotic front -- quite an achiev...

By T. Stevens,   03.04.11
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11.12.10
Geminoid-F takes the stage for Japanese play
11.12.10

Geminoid-F takes the stage for Japanese play

Japan's uncannily realistic robots have been creeping us out for years, but one was deemed emotive...

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10.27.10
Actroid-F: the angel of death robot coming to a hospital near you (video)
10.27.10

Actroid-F: the angel of death robot coming to a hospital near you (video)

It's been a few years since we checked in with Actroid, a bot we first saw way back in 2005. What y...

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08.02.10
Hiroshi Ishiguro creates his creepiest robot yet, the Telenoid R1 (video)
08.02.10

Hiroshi Ishiguro creates his creepiest robot yet, the Telenoid R1 (video)

Sure, creating freakish humanoid clones is Hiroshi Ishiguro's primary hobby, but his latest work ta...

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05.05.10
Robovie R3 all set to assist, freak out elderly and handicapped shoppers this November (video)
05.05.10

Robovie R3 all set to assist, freak out elderly and handicapped shoppers this November (video)

The Robovie R3 is the latest in a distinguished line of humanoid bots developed for the purposes of...

By Vlad Savov,   05.05.10
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04.16.10
ATR and VStone debut 'life-sized' Robovie R3 humanoid robot
04.16.10

ATR and VStone debut 'life-sized' Robovie R3 humanoid robot

It's been less than a month since the iPod touch-based Robovie-mR2 rolled into our hearts, but the...

By D. Melanson,   04.16.10
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03.31.09
Honda's ASIMO could be thought controlled in Spaceballs 2
03.31.09

Honda's ASIMO could be thought controlled in Spaceballs 2

Sorry, that's not actually Dark Helmet, it's a researcher demonstrating the latest Brain Machine In...

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12.11.08
Japanese researchers create images from thoughts using thoughts about images
12.11.08

Japanese researchers create images from thoughts using thoughts about images

A team of Japanese scientists at ATR Computational Neuroscience Laboratories, led by researcher Yuk...

By L. Dziuban,   12.11.08
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