Finally - A Robot With Feelings!

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Try being mean to this robot and he will let you know - and not just by moving his head, but his entire body. Meet Kobian, the latest creation from Tokyo's Waseda University.

The good-looking dude with startling bright pink lips, can express seven emotions - anger, joy, sadness, happiness, surprise, fear and even disgust!

Besides having really 'mobile' eyebrows, eyes and mouth, Kobian also has a very agile neck, allowing him to express himself with a lot of flair.

His most vibrant emotions are joy and sadness. When he is delighted he opens his mouth and eyes wide and raises his hands up jubilantly. When he is sad, he closes his eyelids, hangs down his head and places a hand over his forehead, acting like he is in tears.

The emotional robot can also walk around, interact with people and perform tasks. Built bearing soft human hands, Kobian may be really close to a nursing career, which has been the ultimate aim of the researchers who have been developing him. We don't know if Kobian is going to show up in hospitals anytime soon, but he does put a twist in the old saying 'Acting like a Robot'!

sources:nation.com.pk,nowpublic.com

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  • animereina2021
    animereina2021Thursday, May 21, 2020 at 6:05 pm
    Have any of you watched, "I am Frankie" ?
    • animereina2021
      animereina2021Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at 6:07 pm
      You should all know that is programmed to have emotion, but it doesn't really have emotion because it is only pretending. It was only programmed so it doesn't really have emotion. It is only made to LOOK like it has emotion...get what I mean? (Thanks @happypug12 for the inspiration! I added more to what to you meant to say...hope you don't mind!
      • LOLFriday, February 16, 2018 at 7:21 am
        Yup
        • happypug12
          happypug12Monday, November 17, 2014 at 4:19 am
          That is kind of creepy. It pretends to feel anger, joy, sadness, happiness, surprise, fear, and disgust, but it doesn't actually feel that way. You know what I mean?
          • animereina2021
            animereina2021Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at 6:00 pm
            I totally get it...scary...😐
          • fatoomalemon
            fatoomalemonMonday, October 27, 2014 at 3:54 pm
            Interesting but looks creepy...like a mime!
            • supThursday, March 13, 2014 at 3:53 pm
              omgg im so amazinged
              • nicole249
                nicole249Tuesday, December 17, 2013 at 9:17 am
                that robot thing is really creepy AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA
                • AnonymousWednesday, November 27, 2013 at 8:00 am
                  That is so cool!! It has feelings?! Its like so cool! Speechless....in other words....paragraph-less
                  • kell-bell
                    kell-bellTuesday, October 29, 2013 at 6:06 pm
                    Lol. that is amazing
                    • jcooper1
                      jcooper1Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 10:02 am
                      this roobot looks like a woman
                      • zina
                        zinaSaturday, March 8, 2014 at 6:50 am
                        u got that right