The real android

Staff writer
telecomasia.net
They call it Elfoid. We call it Creepy. Pinktentacles.com reports that robotics researchers from Osaka University along with partners NTT Docomo and Qualcomm have created a true android phone.
 
The phone is a 20-cm long humanoid looking phone with soft fleshy urethane skin and a genderless appearance. The controls are embedded in the chest, which emit a greenish glow when in use.
 
The current prototype is unable to move, but future versions will incorporate tiny motors and parts made from shape-memory alloys, allowing the Elfoid to move its eyes, mouth, neck and arms.
 
Other features will include a temperature sensor, accelerometer, and an easy-to-use voice and gesture based interface.
 
The developers hope to have a fully operational Elfoid mobile phone within five years.

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