[x] Direct Chat
Mibbit Chat Client, Chat here
Those who use IRC chat clients such as X-Chat or Mirc can connect to events.ukscifi.net or irc.ukscifi.net on ports 6665-6669.

All guest chats are live from audioserv.ukscifi.net:9000 - Listen with Winamp or Windows Media Player.

Our Wish: To develop a chat community dedicated to the science fiction and fantasy as well as a place for fans, writers publishers and producers to share their ideas and interests and to build a safe place for all to chat, providing the best that our services have to offer.

Please Note: We are changing the site around again (Running everything on linux), so we can add some new services, from this point on user(s) have to register to access the Downloads and Forums, We welcome users to submit downloads, News (Scifi /Tech related) dont be shy. Let us know.

TT


 Robot Actress Geminoid F Debuts in Japan
Robotics: Science X-Seti, Meeting a life like Robot is a dream for me, Looking around the net finding this today just blows me away.

Source: www.thaindian.com


Nov 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The acting debut of a life like robot in Japan has received terrific reviews from the audience, but not so much from its co-star. The Geminoid F is a copy of a woman around the age of twenty, with long brown hair, and brown eyes. It can smile or frown, and played the part in a stage show featuring the story of a woman who was suffering from an illness which would kill her.

The robot actress was said to have had a calm voice that was a bit mechanical. The show, Sayonara, or Goodbye was directed by Oriza Hirata, a Japanese director, at the Tokyo Art Festival, and featured the robot actress alongside a human actress, American Bryerly Long. She didnt seem really thrilled by the experience, and stated, I kind of feel like I'm alone on stage. There is a bit of distance [and not] a human presence.


Japanese hospitals test robotic nurse Actroid-F


Some Japanese hospitals are testing a robotic nurse called Actroid-F.

Actroid-F, which is the handiwork of Kokoro, looks so real that the Guinness World Record has tagged it as the first true android.

The robotic nurse is meant to provide patients a heightened sense of security as they spend some time on their hospital beds. The robot is pleasant looking and they only sit beside the patient as the patient undergoes various tests in the hospital.

The maker of the robot, Kokoro has done a great job on the robot and with the exception of its plastic looking skin; the machine proves that it is just a matter of time that the androids are here with us.

It is hoped the job of nurses are not taken over by these robots. As it is developed further, lets hope this can only consolidate the work of the human nurses and not come to add to the high unemployment rate the world is seeing.

Other than that factor, the Actroid-F is welcomed into our planet and lets hope it develops to do more than it has been designed to do and give more patients the needed support and companionship they need on their hospital bed.

The director stated, It wont be that a robot replaces human beings on a drama stage, its more as if a new type of actor has emerged in the theatrical world.

The android actually plays the part of an android. Ms Longs character is suffering from the illness, and the robot recites poetry to the dying girl, after being hired by her parents to be her caregiver. The parents then abandon the girl, leaving her to the androids care.

Posted by Z Saturday, November 13, 2010 (12:52:35)
[ Administration ]

Associated Topics

Robotics: Science

Robot Actress Geminoid F Debuts in Japan | Login/Create an Account | 0 comments
Threshold
The comments are owned by the poster. We aren't responsible for their content.

Site Disclaimer - Status


Membership:
Latest: wardani
New Today: 0
New Yesterday: 0
Overall: 39

People Online:
Members: 0
Visitors: 45
Total: 45
Who Is Where:
 Visitors:
01: Statistics
02: News
03: News
04: Links
05: Statistics
06: News
07: Statistics
08: Statistics
09: Links
10: News
11: My Account
12: News
13: News
14: Statistics
15: News
16: News
17: Statistics
18: News
19: News
20: Stories Archive
21: Statistics
22: News
23: News
24: News
25: News
26: News
27: News
28: News
29: News
30: News
31: News
32: News
33: Links
34: News
35: Statistics
36: Statistics
37: News
38: Statistics
39: News
40: News
41: News
42: News
43: Links
44: Statistics
45: News

Staff Online:

No staff members are online!
All original content on this site is part property of UKScifi.Networks

(unless its used by the original authors consent).

All other content is the property of its creator and will be identified as such where possible, We are not responsible for comments posted by our users, as they are the property of the poster.

If you find content on this site that you feel is here without your permission please contact the UKscifi Staff.


The PHP code is the Property of the DragonflyCms team.



UKScifi is hosted on
Ubuntu/8.04 | MySql5.0.51 | PHP5.2.5 | CMS9.2.1



Help keep us alive.
Feed the Kitty!.


Disabled link


     [x] Related Links
 More about Robotics: Science

Most read story about Robotics: Science:
Robot Actress Geminoid F Debuts in Japan

     [x] Article Rating
Average Score: 0
Votes: 0
Please take a second and vote for this article:

Excellent
Very Good
Good
Regular
Bad


     [x] Options

 Printer Friendly Page  Printer Friendly Page


   

Get Firefox!
Original Hardwired theme for CPG-Nuke v1.0 by Twillux, www.twillux.com
Only the Banner (header_01.bmp and middle_background.bmp has been changed)
The logos and trademarks used on this site are the property of their respective owners
We are not responsible for comments posted by our users, as they are the property of the poster
Interactive software released under GNU GPL, Code Credits, Privacy Policy