Furhat Robotics is a company based in Sweden that has developed a face-swapping social robot which can be programmed to metamorphose into any type of worldly or outwardly human, animal or beast behaving like any or all kinds of personalities!
A small projection system beams faces onto an opaque interchangeable mask coated with Screen Goo Rear Projection forming and adapting its speech and movements depending on what people in front of it are saying or doing!
There are a few news organizations out there that fully describe what Furhat has achieved and the reasons and potential of this development. So here are just a couple of them to read about in much better detail:
Below are some amazing photos circulating all over the internet as well as one of the many videos of Furhat’s creation on YouTube and elsewhere.