Rank the Creepiest Humanoid Robots
Vote in our interactive list and let us know which humanoid keeps you up at night.
Humanoid robots are quickly becoming more human-like - not only in appearance, but also in ability.
We recently introduced you to Erica, a 23-year-old Android created by Osaka University professor Hiroshi Ishiguro, and she might be the most realistic humanoid robot yet. She understands spoken Japanese not only with audio, but with body language - blinking, moving its head, raising its eyebrows, and more.
It certainly sparks conversation about the uncanny valley concept, which is when humans are basically creeped out because the robot is too human-like. It also got us thinking: what are the creepiest humanoid robots out there?
And we need your help. Check out the interactive list below of some of our favorite (creepiest) humanoid robots. There are many more out there, but these are examples that just immediately come to mind.
Your job is to upvote or downvote (using the buttons on the left) each humanoid depending on whether you think it’s creepy or not. If you find it creepy, upvote it. If it’s not creepy, downvote it. Pretty simple, and the list will re-order in real-time based on the votes.
Chime in with a comment if we left your choice for creepiest humanoid off the list. Have fun!