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Japanese Scientist Makes Android Clone

By: Jeremy Gutsche - Published: Jul 21, 2006 • References: blog.wired
Hiroshi Ishiguro, shown here, is posing with his personal android clone. The clone, names the Geminoid HI-1 is made of silicone and steel and filled with small actuators that acriviate motion using a pressured air system.

"Ishiguro unveils his android clone Thursday at the ATR Intelligent Robotics and Communication Laboratories in Keihanna Science City, Japan, where he works as a researcher. Ishiguro designed Geminoid so he could "robot in" to classes at Osaka University." - Wired