Another creepy android from Japan

Do they make these robots so repugnant on purpose?

It has 50 sensors and a series of motors to help it move and has been built to help pensioners and disabled people move better.

Japanese boffins from Tsukuba University developed the Hybrid Assistive Limb (HAL) suit using flexible silicon skin.

And robotics company Cyberdyne Inc are set to start making it on a mass scale on Friday.

Japanese boffins unveil 'life-like' robogirl