July 14, 2011

Posted in: Robots

Creepy Robot Talks Like a Human

Researchers in Japan have developed a creepy robot that talks like a human. That’s right, “this model isn’t using software but a set of mechanical, human-like vocal organs, for example artificial vocal chords or a tongue and lips that are made of silicone.” Video after the break.

The key element to make the robot speak like a human is an air compressor: the robot uses a set of pressure and control valves, eight resonance motors, and a resonance tube (the throat) to convert airflow into sounds.

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  • matt

    looks more like a weird Japanese sex toy WTF