The videos follow two male-voiced and female-voiced chatbots as they get to know one another.In one episode, the female bot asks: ‘What is a chatbot, if it isn’t like a robot?"That means it can avoid repetition and use information gleaned from you to enhance future conversations." He added: "The linguistic philosophy we’re following is one that enables our software to get an understanding of what the user means." Levy predicted in 2008 that sex robots would arrive just a few years later.
There are lonely people out there." Levy is the research side of Erotic Chatbots, which has just launched an Indiegogo campaign to fund chatbots that flirt or have pornographic chat with lonely hearts online.
Take Siri, Apple’s smart personal assistant on i Phone.
Not only have users expressed a strong preference for whether its voice is male or female, but some felt the need to produce lengthy Reddit elegies for older versions that disappear after i OS updates.
Levy said: "The flirty and sexy chatbots are a microcosm of what we’re trying to do.
We anticipate huge demand for the tech in other domains.
He said: "I have always felt conversation and speech recognition are the two hardest aspects of AI, but I did anticipate it would only be a matter of years before the first crude sex doll came onto the market.