Not enough real kids in Japan I guess.
Just like the little kid from A.I., real baby robots are being built in Japan – of course, where else:
When CB2’s shoulders are tapped, it blinks as if surprised, stops moving, and turns its gaze toward the person who touched it. It will also try and grab a toy dangled in front of it.
Future research at the Japanese Science and Technology Agency in Osaka will attempt to improve the body functions of CB2 – whose full name is ‘Child-robot with Biomimetic Body.’
They also want to write software allowing it to walk and talk like a three-year-old.
‘Nuff said. Watch the video below: