Android Geminoid 'breathes' and has 'real hair'

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Geminoid is an android that breathes, using compressed air, and responds to physical contact such as being poked. He’s been created as a robot double, to allow his human counterpart, Japanese scientist Dr. Hiroshi Ishiguro (shown), to (for example) give remote presentations or lectures. Video after the jump, and more video from the BBC below. [GT]

‘Breathing’ android created

Gabrielle Taylor