VIDEO: Japanese boffins create singing robot mouth… for some reason

Created by researchers in Japan, the quite frankly freaky-looking device consists of a vocal tract, nasal cavity and motor-controlled vocal cords and is connected to a computer and air compcreate-singing-robot-mouth-for-some-reasonressor.

Source:
http://www.asylum.co.uk/2011/07/14/video-japanese-singing-robot-mouth/

20 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Robots [Infographic]

id you know the first robot is said to have been constructed by the Greek mathematician Archytas in 400 B.C.

Unreal. Here I thought the first robot didnt come along until the Flintstones.

Source:
http://egotvonline.com/2011/03/28/20-facts-you-probably-didnt-know-about-robots/

Eyes flashing, robot conducts wedding in Tokyo

TOKYO (AP) – Almost everyone stood when the bride walked down the aisle in her white gown, but not the wedding conductor, because she was bolted to her chair.

The nuptials at this ceremony were led by “I-Fairy,” a 4-foot (1.5-meter) tall seated robot with flashing eyes and plastic pigtails.

Source:
http://apnews.myway.com/article/20100516/D9FNSMU00.html