When will android robots finally replace humans in mindless, menial tasks?
1) They have already a lot of robots to replace humans in many of their tasks. But they need not be androids. 2) “As of August 2007, a handful of android projects have been successfully completed, primarily due to competition between South Korea and Japan. The most successful and recent project was undertaken by The Korea Institute for Industrial Technology (KITECH), which researched & developed the EveR-1, an android interpersonal communications model capable of emulating human emotional expression via facial “musculature”, and capable of rudimentary conversation having a ~400 word vocabulary. She is 160cm tall and weighs 60kg, matching the average figures of Korean women in their twenties. EveR-1’s name derives from the Biblical Eve, plus the letter “r” for robot. EveR-1’s advanced computing processing power enables Speech Recognition & Vocal Synthesis, at the same time processing Lip Synchronization and Visual Recoginition by 90 degrees Micro CCD Cameras with Face Recognition Techno