Realistic ACTROID-F robot (the Angel of Death)

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This video demonstrates the amazingly realistic (and a bit creepy) Actroid F Telepresence robot (nicknamed the ‘Angel of Death’ as it is designed to sit in hospitals with patients), a full sized female humanoid with complex facial movements and realistic appearance. Though it can’t move from its chair, it can blink, shift its eyes and neck, bow, and even breathe. A webcam on your computer watches your face and head movements and has the robot mimic your expressions.

‘Pretty impressive’ I hear you say, but if the machine suddenly went haywire and tore it’s own face off while repeating ‘MUST! KILL! DESTROY!’, this is what it it would look like:

[source: Kokoro]