X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Great Geek Gifts in the Technabob Shop!Get Technabob Daily: Join our Mailing List! | Follow Us: Facebook | Twitter
Awesomer Media Sites: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
subscribe to our rss feedsubscribe via e-mailfollow technabob on twittertechnabob facebook fan pageGoogle+follow us in feedly
Follow Us:
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob

Here Come the Robot News Anchors: Tonight’s Top Story: Robopocalypse!

by Conner Flynn
Advertisement

Some news anchors already look and act like robots, but that isn’t good enough for Japan. They want actual robots giving us the news. Professor Hiroshi Ishiguro of Osaka University in Japan just unveiled Kodomoroid and Otonaroid – two robots that look eerily human with super good anchor skills.

robot anchorzoom in


Like real news anchors, they look pretty lifelike at a distance, but when they start moving and talking, the fear part of your brain will shriek and want to run and kill them with fire. Kodomoroid says, “My dream when I grow older is to have my own TV program. If you hear about a newscaster job, please let me know.” Ahhh. So cute. Not!

So now we will have robots to report on the other robots who took our jobs. They can all interview each other while reporting on their bloody purge of humanity. I want off this world now please. Both androids will be on display at Tokyo’s National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation starting Wednesday.

[via Huffington Post]

Hot Deals in the Technabob Shop:



Comments are closed for posts older than 90 days.

More from Awesomer Media...

Alex Crane Bo Pants

Alex Crane Bo Pants

Deal: Ethical Hacking & Cyber Security

Deal: Ethical Hacking & Cyber Security

2017 Smart Fortwo Electric Drive Heads to Paris

2017 Smart Fortwo Electric Drive Heads to Paris

2017 Audi A4 to Get a 6-Speed Manual Option

2017 Audi A4 to Get a 6-Speed Manual Option

Artist Pits Batman vs. Boba Fett

Artist Pits Batman vs. Boba Fett

Weeping Angel Cookie Jar

Weeping Angel Cookie Jar

Advertisement