[Video] The world’s most uncanny humanoid robot

[Video] The world’s most uncanny humanoid robot

Prepare yourself for the most uncanny humanoid robot I’ve ever seen.

According to IEEE Spectrum, “It’s not a fake. This is the latest iteration of Geminoid series of ultra-realistic androids, from Kokoro and Hiroshi Ishiguro. Specifically, this is Geminoid DK, which was constructed to look exactly like Associate Professor Henrik Scharfe of Aalborg University in Denmark.”

As my colleague Martin Bryant points out, “The uncanny valley’s being scaled. Slowly.”

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