When it comes to technology, the sex industry is no laggard, and as robotics become more human-like in their appearance and abilities, US-based company TrueCompany is poised to launch Roxxxy – the world’s first "sex robot" that has many more capabilities than your average sex doll. Apart from having better defined physical features than previous dolls, Roxxxy has been programmed with her own personality and her manufacturers say she can listen, talk, carry on a conversation, feel your touch and respond to it, as well as move her private areas inside when she is being “utilized” to deliver an unforgettable erotic experience. There are even plans for a male version - Rocky the Robot.
July 22, 2005 Artificial Life has released Version 2.0 of its flagship product: V-girl -- your virtual girlfriend
which was introduced in V 1.0 last October
and the new version of the evolving interactive game continues to meld reality with role-playing. The virtual girlfriend is described by company CEO Eberhard Schoeneburg as “a new mobile entertainment paradigm - an interactive mobile movie, an evolving mobile sit-com and an innovative mobile dating role play game all in one.” A massive hit in Asian countries, V-girl blurs the line between fantasy and reality perhaps more than the previous version adding locked and secret scenes, real time based calendar events and several interactive role play games in addition to all the synthetic girlfriend routines the player watches and becomes involved in an ever-evolving daily and weekly schedule which includes your girlfriend visiting her virtual home, work or bar, and shopping with her virtual girlfriends. Messages sent to your V-girlfriend are responded to with text and voice messages.
June 12, 2005 A couple of months back we wrote up the boyfriend arm pillow
and it became one of Gizmag’s all-time most-read stories (in excess of 250,000 page views at last count) because, well … people are weird. Now we have further irrefutable proof of that. The incredible success of the boyfriend arm pillow has spawned what the Japanese manufacturers are hoping will be the male equivalent – the girlfriend lap pillow. Unlike the boyfriend arm pillow which has a heartbeat and is soft and snugly, the girlfriend lap pillow comes with realistic-to-the-touch legs and a tight short polyester skirt in your choice of black or red.
October 5, 2004 Girls not knocking down your door to go out with you? Tired of dealing with those complex issues such as feelings? How about getting a "virtual girlfriend" instead? Hong Kong based company Artificial Life have developed an interactive virtual girlfriend that appears as an animated girl for new mobile phones with video capability. According to a company spokesperson, users of the latest 3-G mobile phones who subscribe to the service will be able to send messages to the virtual girlfriend, who will respond by voice. Each girlfriend will follow an evolving daily and weekly schedule which includes visiting her virtual home, work or bar, and shopping with her virtual girlfriends.