After months of teasing, Abyss Creations on Saturday released Harmony AI, an app with a "brain" determined to help your silicone Real Doll cater to your every whim and desire. Once you're set up, you can interact with the AI using only your voice.
Harmony will then continue to learn about you and remember "key facts" meant to "create an engaging simulation of a relationship," according to Abyss.
I reached inside the exoskeleton and felt, what appeared to be, three rings covered in beads.
Roughly the size of a 2-liter bottle of soda, with an exterior resembling R2-D2 and a silicon mouth that sports an unsettling wry grin.That’s why he’s making sure his artificially intelligent companions will express love and sexual intimacy.His startup is developing AI consciousnesses—to be your friends, helpers, and even lovers—that can jump fluidly from device to device.Video games and online programs also offer virtual girlfriend (or boyfriend) experiences on smartphones and handheld video game consoles.The crude connections may signal a "robotic moment" for society where humans begin turning to artificial intelligence to fulfill emotional needs, said Sherry Turkle, director of MIT's Initiative on Society and Self. And that a robot would be a safe choice." Virtual lovers Such "seduction by social robots" forms a key theme in Turkle's latest book, "Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other" (Basic Books, 2011).