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Miku as a girlfriend

Sounds like the storyline to a science fiction novel....

This is one of the creepiest blurring of the lines between the real and the virtual - and at the same time an incredible technology demonstration.

A Japanese gadget enthusiast has hooked up a Kinect sensor - a device which usually acts as a pair of eyes for the Xbox console, but has been commandeered by the hacking enthusiast community - with a pair of video glasses, which can overlay virtual objects into a real world.

The first thing he does with his contraption? Make a girlfriend, of course.

His partner comes pre-made from a Japanese PC voice synthesiser called Vocaloid, and her name is Hatsune Miku, a popular icon in Japan.The video is at first glance very creepy -
Miku just keeps walking at the user like a horror character from The Ring, while
techno Japanese dance music plays over the top.

Then she starts interacting


Added: Jul-10-2012 Occurred On: Jul-10-2012
By: DirtyUncleBerty
Science and Technology
Tags: Miku, as, a, girlfriend
Location: Japan (load item map)
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