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36 Freaky Robots With Human Jobs

— April 7, 2008 — Tech
Trend Hunter's robot section features several hundred robots, but none are more freaky than these 36, which each have human jobs. Having said that, I did cheat a little on this list, adding some unemployed robots that are simply human-like and freaky. Enjoy!

Implications - If one were to ask somebody from the past what the year 2008 would look like, they were more than likely to give an answer involving flying cars and robots that look and act like humans. Though such things are not common, they do exist and are in early testing phases. This provides insight on the technological advancements that have occurred in recent years, while giving a sneak peek into what the future might actually look like.
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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
35
Robot Cleans Public Restrooms
Robot Cleans Public Restrooms
Japanese Lady Bird Tackles Toilets
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34
Robot Helps Lost People
Robot Helps Lost People
Robovie
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33
Blogging Robot
Blogging Robot
PaPeRo
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32
Ubiko
Ubiko
Receptionist Robot for Hire
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31
Robot Masseur
Robot Masseur
WAO-1 Massage Machine
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30
Gas Pumping Robots to Fuel Cars
Gas Pumping Robots to Fuel Cars
Dutch "Tankpitstop" Robot
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29
Robotic Janitor
Robotic Janitor
Wax On, Wax Off With Tondon
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28
Real-Life C-3PO
Real-Life C-3PO
Android Unleashed
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27
Robot With A 'Nose' For Good Wine
Robot With A 'Nose' For Good Wine
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26
Tissue-Dispensing Robot from Japan
Tissue-Dispensing Robot from Japan
Mospeng-Kun
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25
Giggling Robots Could Cure Cancer
Giggling Robots Could Cure Cancer
Robots Laugh At Your Jokes
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24
Robotic Dental Patient
Robotic Dental Patient
Japanese Simroid Responds to Pain
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23
Robonurse
Robonurse
Ready to Serve Hospitals by 2010
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22
Robots that Pee
Robots that Pee
METI Human Patient Simulator
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21
Robotic Expression
Robotic Expression
Kansei's Face Makes 36 Expressions
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20
Robot Secretaries
Robot Secretaries
SORA the Secretary is a Robot For Your Office
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19
BEAR Robot Can Pick Up and Rescue Soldiers
BEAR Robot Can Pick Up and Rescue Soldiers
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18
Robot Clones
Robot Clones
When iRobot Meets the Wax Museum
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17
Kitchen Robot Does The Dishes!
Kitchen Robot Does The Dishes!
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16
Robotic Receptionist at the Japan Airport
Robotic Receptionist at the Japan Airport
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15
Robot Secretaries (UPDATE)
Robot Secretaries (UPDATE)
Phorone
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14
Robot Bartenders Get Digital
Robot Bartenders Get Digital
MyFountain Smartini Cocktail Mixer
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13
Receptionist Robots (FOLLOW UP)
Receptionist Robots (FOLLOW UP)
Wakamaru
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12
Robotic Bartenders
Robotic Bartenders
Robomoji, Asahi and RoboBar
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11
Emotional Robots
Emotional Robots
MIT's Nexi
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10
CB2 Robot Baby
CB2 Robot Baby
Japanese Researchers Develop Creepiest Bot Ever
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9
SAYA
SAYA
Another Robot Receptionist
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8
Partner Ballroom Dancing Robot
Partner Ballroom Dancing Robot
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7
Robotic Babysitters
Robotic Babysitters
In-Store Robo-Nanny Lets You Shop in Peace
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6
Pregnant Robot Gives Birth
Pregnant Robot Gives Birth
Training Device for Med Students
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5
Freakishly Human Robots
Freakishly Human Robots
Repliee Q1 Releases A Humanoid Capable of Emotion
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4
Lifelike Robots
Lifelike Robots
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3
Rent a Robot
Rent a Robot
Actroid DER2 Fembot $3,500 for 5 Days
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2
Fake Intimacy 2
Fake Intimacy 2
Virtual Love Partner Combines Physical Robot, Virtual Reality
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1
Real Life Sex Doll Robots
Real Life Sex Doll Robots
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