Robotic Sex Industry Expected to Reach $135 Billion by 2019

Published by , May 1, 2017 12:19 pm

(Guardian)  The sex tech industry is less than a decade old but is estimated to already be worth $30bn. A 2016 Fortune magazine article predicted that spending on robotics will hit $135.4bn by 2019.
Examples of productions of research and robotic breakthroughs are covered in this lengthy article. Most featured is life-size prototype Harmony from Abyss Creations. Harmony is a life-size prototype humanoid is a a robotic version of the company’s hyper-realistic silicone sex toy, the RealDoll. Harmony is the culmination of 20 years’ work making sex dolls, and five years of robot research and development. The major breakthrough of McMullen’s prototype is artificial intelligence that allows it to learn what its owner wants and likes.

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