Fembots in Japan, for example, are designed with slenderness and grace in mind, People also react to fembots in ways that may be attributed to gender stereotypes.
DENISE – VIRTUAL ASSISTANT Denise is a sexy interface for a virtual assistant, this caring digital girl can help you doing many tasks on the computer.
This digital girl is available in 2 versions: the Executive Secretary version or the Nude version.
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You may also want to look at the AIML projects in the Bot Industry Survey.
A fembot is a humanoid robot that is gendered feminine.
This video shows Denise interacting with the user, it is estonishing how much she can do and how good she responds to questions and interacts meaningly.
Although she certainly looks human, it’s somewhat nice that she does not pretend to be a real woman: When asked Interestingly Guile 3d is working on other type of assistants, including one that could also be your “girlfriend”: They claim that MSAgent Nicole is the most realistic Virtual Assistant available today.
Researchers have noted the connection between the design of feminine robots and roboticists' assumptions about gendered appearance and labor.
Denise is also able to use voice and face recognition to interact with the user.
These are skills that are developed in human looking robots and advanced robotics.
Robots consciousness and robots rights are also on the table at the exhibition at the London Science museum (see previous posts about the London Science museum Robot exhibition).
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