A man built this $50,000 robot that resembles Scarlett Johansson
April 4, 2016 - Uncategorized
A 42-year-old designer based in Hong Kong, has fulfilled his childhood dream of building a humanoid robot.
And not just any robot, but a female humanoid robot that looks a lot like Hollywood actress, Scarlett Johansson.
According to Reuters, Ricky Ma has been obsessed with animation and robots since he was a kid. Ma reportedly spent $50,000 and a year and a half, creating the Johansson-lookalike robot he refers to as “Mark 1.”
The robot is made from 3D-printed parts and silicone skin, and can display animated facial expressions such as smiling and winking. “Mark 1” can also move her arms and legs and responds to Ma when he compliments her. Read more…