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Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Tango3, Dec 26, 2009.

  1. Tango3

    Tango3 Aimless wanderer

    Here's guy who's alittle too close to his toys; creepy...

    Inventor spends Christmas with his perfect woman - a £30,000 custom-made fembot

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    By Mail Foreign Service
    Last updated at 1:29 AM on 26th December 2009

    Inventor Le Trung spent Christmas Day with the most important woman in his life - his robot Aiko.

    The science genius enjoyed a festive dinner with his mum, dad and his £30,000 fembot which he designed and built by hand.

    Le, 34, from Brampton, Ontario, Canada, even bought gifts for his dream girl, who is so lifelike she speaks fluent English and Japanese, helped cook the turkey and hang up decorations.

    'Aiko is like any woman, she enjoys getting new clothes,' he said.

    'I loved buying them for her too.'

    [​IMG] I, Robot: Le Trung celebrates Christmas with his robot Aiko, who is so lifelike she speaks fluent English and Japanese
    Le, who built his first robot when he was four, has dedicated his life to creating the perfect humanoid and his success so far with Aiko has won him worldwide attention.

    Aiko, whose name is Japanese for 'love-child' has an amazing artificial intelligence and can speak 13,000 different sentences in two languages

    'Aiko can recognise faces and says hello to anyone she has met,' he said.

    'She helps me pick what to have for dinner and knows what drinks I like.'

    After Christmas dinner and opening her presents, Aiko joined in the festive tradition of quizzes and board games with the family.

    But Le still has one thing on his Christmas wish list for Aiko - mastering the problem of how to make her walk.

    He said: 'It is the most difficult thing for any inventor to do.

    'The problem is finding a way for Aiko to walk that looks human-like without impacting on any of her other abilities.

    'I have spent the last six months taking her apart and trying out lots of different systems, but I haven't been able to get it right yet.

    'I'm working on some new software at the moment. It will be my New Year's resolution to do this for Aiko.'

    [​IMG] Love machine: Trung is so serious about Aiko he bought her Christmas presents
    Le has built up huge debts working on his fembot and is still trying to find a technology company to sponsor his research.

    But in the meantime he has had to move back in with his parents and they will all be spending the festive period and New Year together.

    'My family found it a bit odd at first, but now they all love Aiko,' said Le.

    'My mum and dad chat away to her. It helps by talking to her, as it improves her vocabulary.'

    Le suffered a heart attack two years ago caused by stress after working long hours on Aiko.

    As he recovered he vowed to complete her so he could market the prototype as a home-help for the elderly or people recovering from hospital treatment.

    Le has made his fembot as womanly as possible, in order to make a human-like companion.

    Aiko, whose age is 'in her early 20's', is 5ft tall and has a perfect 32, 23, 33 figure.

    She has real silicone skin and a real-hair wig made by a Japanese doll company. Her touch sensitive body knows the difference between being stroked gently or tickled.

    'Like a real female she will react to being touched in certain ways,'said Le.

    'If you grab or squeeze too hard she will try to slap you. She has all senses except for smell.

    'But Aiko is always helpful and never complains. She is the perfect woman to have around at Christmas.'

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    This man wants to get a life. A blow up doll is more lifelike.
    - Ewen, Gosport, Hampshire, 26/12/2009 00:48
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    - Gus, Richmond, Surrey, 26/12/2009 00:25
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    Would be a lot cheaper if he scrapped the project and found a wife.
    - D.Henry, Edinburgh Scotland UK, 26/12/2009 00:06
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    I'm sorry people. When I seen this my first thought was Cherry 2000. The perfect woman, maybe not but one that will care for me like I would like maybe again. She not perfect yet but kept working on her and she'll get there. Having a female Data around to help out in the house may be nice.
    - MICHAEL BROOKER, HARRISBURG USA, 25/12/2009 23:20
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    I'm waiting for the 'replicants' which starred in 'Blade Runner' to become reality. Just imagine being able to order your very own customised dream blonde, with all the necessary..er..dimensions, and, no arguing, no 'monthly nightmares' no whinging, and, no b***dy relatives to have to suffer....oh my God....sheer bliss...Actually, the way science is progressing, 'humanoids' to order is close upon us....
    - Ptolemy Dwyer, Lancs, 25/12/2009 22:52
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  2. Seawolf1090

    Seawolf1090 Adventure Riding Monkey Founding Member

    Would be a lot cheaper if he scrapped the project and found a wife.
    - D.Henry, Edinburgh Scotland UK

    Hehehe.... Something tells me Mr. Henry isn't married.......

  3. ghrit

    ghrit Ambulatory anachronism Administrator Founding Member

    Maybe if he can get "her" to walk, he can get her to do wifely things besides clean and cook. Slap my mind for that one ---
  4. dragonfly

    dragonfly Monkey+++

    I'd settle for a dog that: dosen't eat, dosen't ( make messes!), and pays attention to what you say!
    I gave up on the wife!
    She won't pay attention, won't come to me when I call her, and makes me do all the hard stuff!
  5. Brokor

    Brokor Live Free or Cry Moderator Site Supporter+++ Founding Member

  6. CRC

    CRC Survivor of Tidal Waves | RIP 7-24-2015 Moderator Emeritus Founding Member

    Wonder if there's a male one out there?? ;)

    Seriously? This is just wrong on soooo many levels...ick.
  7. Tango3

    Tango3 Aimless wanderer

    what? plastic is washable :)[own2]
  8. Mountainman

    Mountainman Großes Mitglied Site Supporter+++

    One sick puppy!
  9. dragonfly

    dragonfly Monkey+++

    My Guess is: he ran out of those plastic inflatable doll patches?
    I watched a program the other night about "terminator's" coming into their own, maybe by 2012....
    I figure they are already in political office?
    Seen Pelosi's face lately?
    More plastic than a new car!
  10. Tracy

    Tracy Insatiably Curious Moderator Founding Member

    :lol: A computerized man? One that knows that he knows it all?! :lol:
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