Dr. Ishiguro and his amazing androids

I find it hard to believe that we’ve never shown Hiroshi Ishiguro any love through the Trossen Robotics blog. Well, that changes today. Dr. Ishiguro, you’re a hell of a guy and your androids are as eerily lifelike as any I’ve seen.

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Dr. Ishiguro and his skin-job doppelg√ɬ§nger, “Geminoid HI-1″

In this article from Damn Interesting, Dr. Ishiguro’s work is examined in relation to Masahiro Mori’s “Uncanny Valley” graph of familiarity. Check it out!

A Walk in the Valley of the Uncanny

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