Ready to smack some robot ass? You can if you want to. Meet Shiri.
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What is Shiri? Nobuhiro Takahashi and his team at the Tokyo University of Electro-Communications describe their creation in the video above as "a buttocks humanoid robot that expresses various emotions with organic movement of the artificial muscles."
So basically, a robot butt that clenches, twitches and responds to slaps like a person butt. Seriously, check the out the video for more details and a look inside how Shiri was made. The smacking action starts around the 2:25 mark.
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