A man built robot that resembles Scarlett Johansson, to fulfill childhood dream

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You might have seen plenty of human robots, but most of them looks like Terminator droids. Well, a man has fulfilled his childhood dream of building a humanoid robot that looks eerily identical to Scarlett Johansson.

A man built Scarlett Johansson robot to fulfill childhood dream

Hong Kong-based inventor and designer - Ricky Ma, designed the humanoid robot called "Mark 1". it is not just any robot, but a female humanoid robot that looks a lot like Hollywood actress.

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According to Reuters, Ricky Ma has been obsessed with robots since his childhood. He reportedly spent $50,000 and almost a year and a half, creating this robot. Have a look at the slider to know how he build the Scarlett-lookalike robot.

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"When I was a child, I liked robots," Ma told Reuters. "Why? Because I liked watching animation. All children loved it. There were Transformers, cartoons about robots fighting each other and games about robots."


"After I grew up, I wanted to make one," he said. "But during this process, a lot of people would say things like, 'Are you stupid? This takes a lot of money. Do you even know how to do it? It's really hard'."


It reportedly took about 1.5 years to build this robot.


Much of its body is made up of 3D-printed parts, like its skeleton. About 70 percent of the robot's body is composed of 3D printed materials.


According to the Reuters report, the robot can also respond to voice.


He calls the robot as "Mark 1" and it's his first prototype. Herr are some of the voice commands.


The robot can respond to a selection of voice commands.


When the robot is told, you are beautiful, its brows and muscles around its eyes relax and creates a natural-seeming smile and says "Thank you".



The Scarlett-lookalike robot still requires some help standing, as seen here.


He is clearly happy with his first prototype robot. However, he is not clear where the project will go next.

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