October 6, 2006
Actroid DER2 fembot
Kokoro a division of Sanrio which specializes in robotics has unveiled the Actroid DER2 fembot a successor to the Actroid DER. The Actroid DER2 is a bit thinner and can deliver more expressions, in fact she is so lifelike that you might mistake her for an actual human being. Its limbs, torso and facial expressions are controlled by a system of actuators powered by pneumatic pressure. She can even choreograph her motions and gestures with her voice.
(Videos after the jump)
Though not for sale you can rent out the Actroid DER2 fembot for around 400,000 yen (US$3,500) for 5 days.
Actroid DER2 fembot – Introducing herself
Actroid DER2 fembot – Face expressions