While the cynical among us knew it was only a matter of time before the rise of the sexbots, the partnering of Real Doll — maker of high end sex mannequins — with Hanson Robotics has moved that eventuality one step closer to reality.
This new venture has been dubbed Realbotix by founder and CEO Matt Mc Mullen of Real Doll.
The robots user agreement states: "The policy owner must not perform any sexual act or other indecent behaviour".
Noel Sharkey and Aimee van Wynsberghe of the Foundation for Responsible Robotics released a consultation report presenting a summary of the issues and various opinions about what could be society's intimate association with robots.
There are legitimate concerns of robot sex ruining the experience when it comes to human partners.