A British Robotics Company Is Paying You $130,000 to Put Your Face on a Humanoid
How would you like to be recognizable by many worldwide? If you have a kind and friendly face, you could have your face on a robot. Not only that, you could also be $130,000 richer because that’s the amount a robotic company is offering people to sign the look of their faces over to the company. So if you don’t mind a robotic doppelganger of yourself existing in the world today, then quickly apply.
1A robotic company has put out a call for a human face
The robotic company in question is called Geomiq and through its blog it put out a call for people who are interested in lending their faces for a proposed hi tech robot. The firm which is a British engineering and manufacturing one says that its upcoming robot which is a state of the art humanoid is being developed by an undisclosed company. It revealed this in a recent blog post.
The face that it chooses will be reproduced on thousands of the same version of the robot and will be available worldwide. The firm has been working on the concept for almost 5 years and is being projected as a companion for elderly people.
2There is a lot of scope for robot technology the company says
In its blogpost, the company said that robots have been in the forefront of technology for decades and will also be a major feature of future technological advancements. But even as there is a long way to go, there are new technologies and procedures that give a lot of hope for robotic technology in the future with huge potential to bear fruit. While reading this many will remember Sophia the AI robot who could interact with humans and till date happens to be one of the most advanced examples of robotic technology. In fact, many should even recall the interview she had with actor Will Smith.
3A humanoid robot like Sofia
The company said that they help people to create and develop prototypes and products in any sector which also included robotics. But they also revealed that a recent request was abit complex and they needed assistance to fulfil. They were approached by a robotics company to help develop and finish a humanoid type of robot much like Sofia. It would be made from state of the art technology too.
4The face should be kind and friendly
The company has revealed that details couldn’t be divulged now because of a non disclosure agreement signed with the company designer and investors. However they revealed that the company was looking for a human face that would be an acceptable and pleasing one which would look kind and friendly and that would be the face of the new robot as soon as production commences.