The Geminoid – You Don’t Know Creepy Till You See This!

According to it’s makers, the Geminoid it is a tele-operated android that mirrors features of the original person. Notably they can common facial expressions, move their brows, talk, and even sing!

The Geminoid teleoperation system is made with an android server and a teleoperation client. The android  server and client communicate with each other through the interwebs, making the teleoperation system easy to operate.

The client features a face recognition system and a mouth motion generation system. Information including facial expressions and the operator’s facial orientation is captured by a web camera, automatically translated into motion commands for the robot, and sent to the server. Mouth movements are generated in real-time by analyzing the operator’s speech data; this allows synchronization of the operator’s speech and the robot’s mouth motions.

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