Channel 4 hires Artificial Intelligence experts to build real robot that looks human

The “Gemmabot” is an android version of the 33-year-old actress and has been created to think, talk and look exactly like her. Gemma, who plays an android known as a Synth in the Channel 4 series Humans, will be confronted with a robot doppelganger as her speech patterns and body is simulated by the robotics experts. The Gemmbot is then inflicted on unsuspecting journalists who think they are going to be interviewing the star. However, this is not a savvy publicity stunt by Channel 4 to promote the second series of Humans, but is instead part of upcoming documentary How To Build a Human. Along with taking part in the social experiment, Gemma will front the factual programme and delve into the advances that have been made into artificial intelligence.…


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