MEET ERICA, AN INTELLIGENT ANDROID
Erica answers the audience’s questions in Japanese. She’s a little stiff, and she can’t walk on her own. You notice her face, which is beautiful. No wonder, as it’s based on an average design of features from 30 beautiful women.
Erica, an intelligent android, is a collaborative project between Osaka and Kyoto universities, and the Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International. She was unveiled last year, and is one of the most advanced androids in the world today, with the ability to make small talk and answer basic questions.
You might think that androids, robots built to look and act human,