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say what???

Hiro-chan Is a Faceless Robot Baby

This therapeutic robot for seniors gets more emotional connections from not having a face

This robot is Hiro-chan. It’s made by Vstone, a Japanese robotics company known for producing a variety of totally normal educational and hobby robotics kits and parts. Hiro-chan is not what we would call totally normal, since it very obviously does not have a face. Vstone calls Hiro-chan a “healing communication device,” and while the whole faceless aspect is definitely weird, there is a reason for it, which unsurprisingly involves Hiroshi Ishiguro and his ATR Lab.




So why doesn’t the robot have a face? Since the functionality of the robot depends on you getting it go from sad to happy, Vstone says that giving the robot a face (and a fixed expression) would make that much less convincing and emotionally fulfilling—the robot would have the “wrong” expression half the time. Instead, the user can listen to Hiro-chan’s audio cues and imagine a face. Or not. Either way, the Uncanny Valley effect is avoided (as long as you can get over the complete lack of face, which I personally couldn’t), and the cost of the robot is kept low since there’s no need for actuators or a display.
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{#Eek}{#Stop}{#Drunk}What my eyes have seen can't be unseen....



 
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THE INCREDIBLE BULK 

Female bodybuilder Natalia Kuznetsov , 26, returns to the sport looking more muscly than ever… so would you dare take her on?

The mighty Russian retired after bagging the European bench press and deadlift titles



 
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THE INCREDIBLE BULK 

Female bodybuilder Natalia Kuznetsov , 26, returns to the sport looking more muscly than ever… so would you dare take her on?

The mighty Russian retired after bagging the European bench press and deadlift titles



 


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THE INCREDIBLE BULK 

Female bodybuilder Natalia Kuznetsov , 26, returns to the sport looking more muscly than ever… so would you dare take her on?

The mighty Russian retired after bagging the European bench press and deadlift titles


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