Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Japanese Robot Girlfriend: No Joke, EMA is Here

"Japan makes robot girlfriend for lonely men"
msnbc (June. 17, 2008)

"TOKYO - She is big-busted, petite, very friendly, and she runs on batteries.

"A Japanese firm has produced a 15-inch tall robotic girlfriend that kisses on command, to go on sale in September for around $175, with a target market of lonely adult men.

"Using her infrared sensors and battery power, the diminutive damsel named 'EMA' puckers up for nearby human heads, entering what designers call its 'love mode.' "

EMA can hand out business cards, or sing and dance, too.

The Reuters article has a photo of EMA: and, like so many Japanese robots, she's cute.

I can see EMA, with a little reprogramming, as an assistant receptionist, but: girlfriend?!

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