This Social Robot Displays Your Friend's Face During Phone Calls

By: Eric Westcott - Published: Apr 7, 2014 • References: robothespian & geekologie
The 'Socibot' social robot is a step forward in the direction of human-like robots. This robot is able to show your friend's face while you are on the phone with them. This feature brings robotics to a new level that is only seen in the movies.

The 'Socibot' is able to change the color of its face upon request. While on a phone call, the face will move its lips as if it is your actual friend sitting their talking in front of you. For people who like to walk around when they are on the phone, the eyes of the robot will follow everywhere you walk. If you want to make your robot feel more lifelike, you can simply put a nice hat on it to cover up its bald metallic head. Stats for Interactive Phone Robots Trending: Older & Chilly
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