Promobot, the largest robot development company in Northern and Eastern Europe, announced that it is looking for “the perfect face” to create a new humanoid robot, and promises a payment of $ 200,000 to the chosen person.
“Our company is developing technologies in the field of facial recognition, as well as speech, autonomous navigation, artificial intelligence and other areas of robotics, “notes Promobot.” Since 2019 we have been actively manufacturing and supplying humanoid robots to the market. Our new clients want to launch a large-scale project and, for this, they need to license a new robot appearance to avoid legal delays, “the company explained.
According to the company, the order was placed by a US company that “supplies solutions to airports, shopping malls and retail stores in North America and the Middle East.” The robot with the winning person’s face would start its activities in 2023.
Promobot requires that candidates are over 25 years of age and have a “friendly face”, regardless of other factors such as gender or race. The person chosen must sign a license agreement with the company that “allows the use of their appearance for an unlimited period.” In addition, he will have to record “at least 100 hours” of audio material for the company to copy his voice, according to published RT.