Creepy Robot

Four-feet tall and ready to speak

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    Be careful what you wish for.

    It's over 4-feet tall, but looks a lot like a human infant.

    Its the "Child Robot with bio-mimetic body," known for short as CB2.

    Really, It's a Robot

    [CHI] Really, It's a Robot
    Creators of a 4-foot robot say its learning from humans with whom it interacts. (Published Tuesday, Jul 28, 2009)

    CB2's creators say its slowly developing social skills by interacting with humans and watching their facial expressions.

    The goal is to have the robot speaking basic sentences within two years.

    Perhaps then it will grow up to resent its parents and talk back.