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Saturday, February 23, 2008

Japanese Android talks english


Actroid DER2 from Japanese robot company Kokoro was recently demonstrated at the Japan! Culture + Hyper Culture event at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC. The robot talked to visitors and answered questions using voice recognition software AmiVoice of Advanced Media, Inc. The robot uses also pneumatics to create a human-like appearance and the range of gestures and facial expressions.

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