The first-ever robot fashion model strutted her stuff on a makeshift catwalk in Tokyo
yesterday. The premiere of “the female humanoid with slightly oversized eyes, a tiny nose and shoulder-length hair” took place at the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
, says the Telegraph
. “The performance fell short of flawless when she occasionally mixed up her facial expressions -- a mistake the inventors put down to a case of the nerves as a hail of camera shutters confused her sound recognition sensors.” Video after the jump.
While the femme-bot may have perfected her vacant stare and measures in at a runway-appropriate rail-thin 95 pounds (including batteries), her walk needs a bit of work before she makes her first professional appearance at a Tokyo fashion show March 23. Paging Tyra ...