The facial expressions of this humanoid robot, but also its movements are incredibly realistic and at the same time frightening.
Fortunately, his skin is gray and it covers only his hands and his face, so much does he have the expressions of a human. is a humanoid robot as impressive as from . Aside from series like or in the cinema, it seems clear that there has never been a as successful as Ameca.
In a video posted by its British designer Engineered Arts, the robot can be seen waking up and in amazement discovering its own body. His gestures and facial expressions are perfectly fluid.
The humanoid robot, Ameca, looks at his hands with human expressions that may cause some concern. © Engineered Arts
A robot devoid of AI
Under this synthetic skin, we imagine an armada of mechanical elements,and actuators. If the is really impressive realism, its designers explain that it is totally incapable of improvising. It is a programmable logic controller and there is not even a d’ in his . According to the firm, however, it would be possible to speak through the robot remotely. It would then be a sort of robotic avatar.
As the name of its designer suggests, it is more in the fields of art that the robot should be used as a “puppet”. The firm is also not at its first attempt since in 2013, it had already unveiled a, admittedly less realistic, which bore the name of RoboThespian, which means “robot actor”.