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Hugvie, The Huggable Robot

Using the Telenoid 1 robot shape as a basis, Japanese roboticist Hiroshi Ishiguro has created Hugvie. Basically the user inserts their cell phone and communicates with another person while hugging them, having a much richer experience. The Hugvie can also … Continue reading

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Telenoid R1 Visits The Uncanny Valley

Hiroshi Ishiguro, the creator of the doppleganger robot, has created another crazy robot that falls way down into the uncanny valley. The robot, called Telenoid R1, looks like it was sculpted out of white modeling clay.  It has the face … Continue reading

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