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February 24, 2017 AT 8:25 am

‘Elvia’ is Alexa with a Face, Powered by @EZ_Robot Software

Not entirely convincing, but entirely freaky: it’s a robotic head modified to articulate words spoken by Alexa. When I first saw the thumbnail I thought it was rendered because it just looked *too* weird but indeed it’s a physical head with servos, capable of multiple movements and expressions:

Robot using Alexa input into USB soundcard, with EZ Robot software controlling 2 mouth servos. Elvia has a total of 10 degrees of freedom.

[via Hackster.io]


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