The Stelarc "Walking Head Robot" pretty much is exactly that

Gary Cutlack Robots, Software, Transport, Vehicles, Virtual Reality Leave a Comment

Two metres across. Six metal legs. A blank humanoid face with cold, unfeeling black eyes. Tubes. Pistons. If you’ve ever had a nightmare about a robot from the future tracking you down because of what your children will do several years from now, chances are it looked a bit like one of these.

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The Stelarc creation uses ultrasound to minimise the embarrassment most robots face of bumping endlessly into walls, the “head” LCD screen rotates…

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