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Shockingly realistic robots

Photos Logo Photos | Slide 1 of 22: The HRP-4C humanoid robot "Miim" presents a wedding dress by Japanese designer Yumi Katsura during the 2009 Yumi Katsura Paris Grand Collection in Osaka, western Japan, July 22, 2009. REUTERS/Toru Hanai (JAPAN ENTERTAINMENT SOCIETY SCI TECH)


The HRP-4C robot moves like a human, using 30 body motors. It has eight motors in its face dedicated to showing expressions. It responds to speech, can sing and recognizes ambient sound. It has even walked a fashion show, wearing a bridal gown in 2009.

© Toru Hanai/Reuters
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