Creepy and noisy
She needs some lube.
Boffins from Germany and Japan have teamed up to create a human-like face for robots. It's also a fairly creepy-looking head on a stick. The researchers have dubbed it Mask-bot. Robotics wizards from Technische Universitat Munchen, along with Japanese scientists, used a projector to beam the 3D image of a human face onto the …
Kuratate also said the system could "soon" be used to keep old people company, though the prototype – complete with oddly coloured scarf – is more likely to give your gran a heart attack than be her new best friend
If that's what's waiting for me when I reach my dotage I'm with the Who tbh....
The thud is something to do with the air compressor turning off a half-second after each series of motions. To go along with the previous whirring buzzing sounds as the servos are activated to move the mask. Ya'know, as in 'prototype'. Perhaps the shite is your speakers?
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