Later this week, he'll launch Harmony AI, the heart of Real Botix, a platform intended to bring artificial intelligence to Mc Mullen's sex dolls and companionship to the lonely, eccentric or curious.
Harmony AI is part Android app, part sexualized personal assistant available for download directly from Real Botix. Later this year, users with deep pockets will be able to interact with Harmony AI through a modular robotic head that easily attaches to most existing Real Doll bodies.
To start, they’re creating a robotic head that will attach to a sex doll body, and will later construct a fully functional robotic body.
They also plan to integrate the sexbots with virtual reality.
She's not the first of her kind, but take one look at Harmony's predecessors, and it becomes clear she that was cut from a different cloth.
Back in 2010, at the Adult Entertainment Expo, a retired Texas engineer named Douglas Hines showed off Roxxxy, the so-called world's first sex robot, to a bewildered audience.
The prize is based on the ‘Turing test’, where a judge communicating with a robot via keyboard should have trouble determining whether the machine is human or not.
The Realbotix team includes engineers from world-renowned robotics company Hanson Robotics.A chatbot isn’t a real-life robot, but a programme that uses natural language processing to talk convincingly to humans, via a chat room or an app.Levy’s earlier, non-sexual chatbots have twice won the Loebner Prize, an annual competition for AI programmes.At the time, she was a slack-jawed mess of silicone and exposed circuitry; she looked like someone left a wax figure of a young Shelley Duvall out in the sun.Roxxxy was a terrifying, rudimentary glimpse into the future, a sort of harbinger of the potential horror and pleasure brought on by man's obsession with creating the perfect companion.