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

Thomas Ricker, @trixxy
October 27, 2010
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It's been a few years since we checked in with Actroid, a bot we first saw way back in 2005. What you're looking at above is Actroid-F, Kokoro Co. Ltd. and ATR's latest iteration of the creepy humanoid robot that can mime the operator's facial expressions and head movements with unbelievable (but not quite human) accuracy. Her current job is to act as "as an observer in hospitals to gauge patient reactions." We guess that's one way to get around euthanasia laws. See what we mean in the video after the break.





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