"the Future can offer inflatable dolls with sensors"
"The Dutch researcher David Levy, the author of the book ”Love + sex with robots”, believe that in the future we will have sex and relationships with robots."
"He believes that the future robots will be able to show emotions, have personality and act as sexual partners."
"– Easier robotälskare are likely to be on the market already about five years, Levy said."
"David Levy believes that robotsex can be a solution for those who, for example, is extremely shy, or have psychological problems."
" the Trend is that the robots appearance become more and more equal people, and will more in contact with people. First used robots in an impersonal way in the factories where they built the cars. Then they were used to sort the mail or guide in museums, or at home as a vacuum cleaner. Now you have robotleksaker that Sony's robothund or ”Tickle Me elmo's”, or digital pets like Tamagotchis."
"Talk and show that you care."
"Danica Kragic, 36 years and professor of computer science with specialization in robotperception at KTH, tells us that the substance sexrobotar that have sensors and can interact with people is something that has long been discussed."
"– Many talk about it here with sexrobotar and of course there is certainly a clientele that asks for such a development, " says Danica."
"She believes that the individual customer may not need to only need to be about a physical need, but rather of a social need that can be met. Man is a social creature, but at the same time, we become increasingly distanced from each other because of the stress and high demands on our work."
"– It depends on the development of society. We live alone to a greater extent and have more money to spend on expensive gadgets. We are social but likes to be at home. Imagine having a perfect friend, someone who you never will be the enemy, and who always supports you and says exactly what you want to hear. The type of system I think will be."
"Danica believes that sometimes it can be advantage of robots compared with humans, when it comes to social context. Namely, that the robots in there, "
"We are so stressed and sometimes you wish maybe that there was a"
"But, in order to be able to produce these social robots that can keep lonely people company, needed a new approach."
"– Robotikfolket need to work with the behaviorist. It is important. We need to know what demands we should make of the systems. What can they do and not do? It's all about the robot-ethics, and not just how the robots behave towards people, but also about how people behave towards robots that can later be reflected in the behaviors between people."