Japonese robot acting debut
Robots in factories are definitely a thing of the past. Today, humanoid robots are roaming everywhere, bathe patients in hospitals, serve drinks, make pancakes ... Where else could a robot have a place that was unique to humans? In the theater!
A Japanese robot Geminoid F made its debut performance on stage playing the part Sayonara, 20 minutes, the Arts Festival in Tokyo.
She spent all her time seated on the stage and was controlled by a human outside the scene. Actress metal opposite a real actress, who told ITN News that he felt a little lonely on stage. The director of the play, however, said he was excited about the possibility of controlling the actor.
It is too early to say whether robots will work side by side with people. But see below a sample of what is capable Geminoid:0.