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 Robot Face Mimics Human Expression: Crosses Uncanny Valley

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Date posted: 25/09/2007

WD-2 is a robot who looks like anyone and everyone.

It has a face made of a rigid yet elastic material called Septom, which, when rods are pushed into the rear surface at any of 17 key points, changes its shape to mimic human expression.

Japanese researchers at the Waseda University in Tokyo aim to use the technology to make future robots better at interacting with humans.

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