Science Fiction in the News Articles
Related to material in The Mechanical Bride
by Fritz Leiber

Chilling screenplay by Leiber; a woman scorned takes it upon herself to create the perfect robotic woman for her former boyfriend.

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Sophia, The Personable Robot From Hanson Robotics.
   'The de luxe model... has fifty different facial expressions...' - Fritz Lieber, 1954.

EveR-1 Korean Android And The Mechanical Bride
   In his chilling 1954 story The Mechanical Bride, Fritz Leiber wrote about encounter with an extremely realistic female android.

Actroid DER2 Late Model Fembot
   This robotic receptionist upgrade has many new features.

Zoltan's Fembot Wife
   Zoltan says that he is not very good with relationships; that's why he built himself a girlfriend that he could get along with.

E.M.A. Robot Eternal Maiden Actualization Video
   This curvaceous fembot goes on sale soon; take a look at the video.

Robot Fashion Models
   Finally, fashion models can be as thin as they need to be; if aluminum is used, they can be lighter, too.

Palette Super Model Robot
   This robot mannequin can react to the people watching and can be programmed with movements taken from human models.

Aiko Fembot No Stepford Wife
   She might be more like the original than the Stepford version. Reads everything and does complex math in her head.

HRP-4C Robot Woman Is A Cybernetic Humanoid
   Just wait until the artists supplement the work of engineers; the fact that this robot duplicates humanoid movement within a human form factor is amazing.

HRP-4C Robot In Wedding Dress A Mechanical Bride
   'Like the father of a bride, I feel both happy and sad.' So said developer Kazuhito Yokoi as he watched his lifelike robotic creation walk down the runway in a wedding dress. With video.

Do You Need The Entire Fembot? Maybe Just The Hand
   '...Men don't want real women anymore. You and I are behind the times...' - Fritz Lieber, 1954.

Sophia Robots By The Thousands
   'There is a built-in microphone that hears everything you say, and an electric brain that selects a suitable answer.' - Fritz Lieber, 1954. is devoted to the creative inventions of science fiction authors and movie makers. Look for the Science Fiction Invention Category that interests you, the Glossary of Science Fiction Inventions, the Timeline of Science Fiction Inventions, or see what's New.
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Vast Apartment Living Will Get Even More Vast
re: Louis Tucker

NASA Wants Self-Driving Or Remote-Controlled Vehicles For Lunar Astronauts
re: Stanley G. and Helen Weinbaum

Elon Musk Says Robotaxis Will Be Ready This August, 2024
re: Miles J. Breuer

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