The humanoid robot Actroid was created by Osaka University. It has silicone skin and resembles a young Japanese child. Actroid has speech recognition software and can talk, blink, and mimic other basic human functions. It was displayed at the 2003 International…
Osaka University has developed an advanced human baby robot, named Affetto. This robot has realistic expressions and will help with studies about human cognitive development. It is a part of the JST ERATO Asada Project. Affetto can also help caregivers…
JST ERATO Asada Project developed a child robot called CB2. The purpose is to study cognitive development, social maturity, behavior, attitude and other personal stuff.
UCSD developed a baby humanoid robot called Diego-San. It was used to study how human babies interact with environment and acquire the ability to use nonverbal expressions.
Professor Hiroshi Ishiguro of ATR and Kokoro Co. Ltd. developed a realistic humanoid called Geminoid-DK. It has involuntary muscle movements and breathing activity like a human.
Hiroshi Ishiguro of ATR and Kokoro Co. Ltd. developed Geminoid-F which looks like a young human female. It copies the speech and facial expression of its human operator.
KoKoro Co. Ltd. developed a humanoid called I-Fairy which has a futuristic and sophisticated design. It is suited for places where regular update of information is needed.