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Gynoid

Gynoid is the term for a female appearance robot, which behaves in a feminine manner. Descending from two Greek words for ?female? and ?alike?, the term is often classed together with android, which means ?man alike?.

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Related Dictionary Entries for Gynoid:

Android

Automatonophile

Automatonophilia

Automatonophobia

Fembot

Gynoid

Machine Consciousness

Naturoid

Sexaroid

Synthetic Consciousness









 

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Aiko: The Gynoid
Aiko is a gynoid - woman alike robot. She stands at just under five feet when upright, and has a model's perfect proportions. Designed by Canadian citizen Le Trung, the bot is fluent in both Americanised English, and Japanese. Possessing around a 132,000 word vocabulary for each language.



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Saya The Gynoid ~ Telepresence and Automated Teacher
Saya is an older gynoid from Japan. Developed in 2004, her initial role was as a robot receptionist. Since then, her development has improved to the point of a classroom assistant / telepresence portal for pre-teen education, and she is being used as such.



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Large Image Display: AI: Artificial Intelligence: Facial Access Panel
This robot girl - gynoid - is used as a demonstration model by the film "AI: Artificial Intelligence", to show several aspects of their take on robot behaviour and construction. In this still, the gynoid's face is sliding apart for maintenance. This is not particularly realistic, for several reasons.





Simroid, or 'simulator android' is a gynoid which has been developed by Dr. Naotake Shibui of the Nippon Dental University in Tokyo, to be used as a patient for dentist trainees.





The age of the runway android, the robotic fashion model, possessing a form that no flesh and blood woman can, may be finally nearing us. In mid March 2009, Japanese researchers showed off a gynoid - female form android - capable of strutting her stuff on the catwalk.





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Bina 48: The Gynoid
Unlike most interaction gynoids, Bina is not a full body robot. Instead, she is basically a head, shoulders, and small external compressor. Currently residing at the Terasem Movement Foundation in Bristol, Vermont, she's one of the most sophisticated facial expression gynoids of 2010.




The Mahru/Ahra series of robots have been developed by KIST - the Korean Institute of Science and Technology ? since 2005. The name has a similar root to the difference between 'android', and 'gynoid'. In this case, Mahru refers to a male robot, and Ahra to a female robot.





The Mahru/Ahra series of robots have been developed by KIST - the Korean Institute of Science and Technology ? since 2005. The name has a similar root to the difference between 'android', and 'gynoid'. In this case, Mahru refers to a male robot, and Ahra to a female robot.




 

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