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  • n  an automaton that resembles a human being

  • Beyond large humanoid robots or industrial ones, Japanese researchers have also created a number of consumer-friendly inventions made for fun or therapy, like pet seals and robot .
  • His humanoid worker robots rise up and destroy their human masters.
  • There, half a dozen humanoid creatures with wall eyes, metallic skin, rudimentary mouths and a grasp of English led them aboard a spacecraft and inspected the captives separately.

  • Richard Linnehan in Forbes
    It's really eerie out here. It's pitch black and there's just this big white kind of humanoid-looking thing below me,Linnehan said.
  • James Cameron in New York Times
    We could do it with make-up, in a 'Star Trek' manner, we could put rubber on his face, but I wasn't interested in doing it that way,said Mr. Cameron. "With the new tools, we can create a humanoid character that is anything we imagine it to...
  • Martin Smith in Independent Online
    We won't see a humanoid robot able to work around the house for 50 to 100 years,says Professor Martin Smith, chairperson of Britain's Cybernetics Society. "Partly it will be because of the cost: Honda's Asimo robot, which can walk, has...

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