Tag: Anthropomorphobia

Anthropomorphobia

Navirobo – GPS Navigation Bear

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This is only available in Japan. The Navirobo Teddy Bear has a GPS module, sit it on your dashboard and let the navigating begin. Navirobo will point you in the correct direction and dance when you arrive at the final destination. Don’t miss a turn or the Teddy Bear will laugh at you, once again reaffirming the fact that you are truly a loser. Annoying? You betcha, so we understand why this prototype took a frontal headshot en route (via Ubergizmo).

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Anthropomorphobia

Metalosis Maligna

Metalosis Maligna is a documentary by Floris Kaayk about a disease which affects patients with medical implants. Sourcing from such implants a wild metal growth ultimately transforms human patients into mechanical looking constructions.

Metalosis Maligna

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Anthropomorphobia

Social Robots

Emuu a social robot by Christoph Bartneck

Smile! We are your friends. Robots will play an important role in our future society. We need to ensure that robots are socially compatible with us in order for society to accept them. Some examples of social robots are: Emuu (pictured above), Kismet and Leonardo.

Source: Social Robots Wikki | Related post: Child care Robot, Everyday Robots

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