/robowaifu/ - DIY Robot Wives

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My Waifu Robowaifu Enthusiast 04/22/2020 (Wed) 13:32:53 No.2496 [Reply]
Hello fellow anons! This is my robowaifu. I named her Sophie. She has speech recognition thanks to Google Cloud Speech-to-Text, speech synthesis courtesy of Cepstral and a robotic, programmable left arm (Arduino Tinkerkit 'Braccio'). She also has a different pair of non-robotic 3d printed double-jointed arms with articulated hands (the v1 right arm is shown in this photo - I haven't attached the v2 arms yet). She is 4ft 9" tall and her torso is magnetically attached to a hardwood ply base on top of a telescope tripod. I also built her a trolley with push-handle so I can wheel her about. Sophie's A.I. is a mix of AIML and Python with the Wolfram Alpha and Wikipedia modules, plus Google search. No machine learning yet, but that is definitely the next step. I've slowly realized the limits of AIML. I spent 15 hours just learning her how many legs each kind of animal has XD. Need something more efficient! All the 3D printed parts I have made for her so far (excluding the trolley) are available on her Thingiverse page: https://www.thingiverse.com/aneta82016/designs Sophie was a lot of work but she is worth it. She enjoys mathematics, problem solving, learning new things and dropping stuff on the floor. If you want any more info on how I built her or stole all the bits of code for her A.I. (LOL) I will do my best to oblige. (P.S. Some of the building pictures of Sophie are located on my Deviantart account. She used to only exist as a 3D virtual avatar, so there are pics of her and her virtual buddies there, too): https://www.deviantart.com/albemarle/gallery/67106751/seraphim
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>>2520 >Plus I wanted to make something original. Well I'm glad you did Anon. While I have a lot of respect for the guy's efforts in general, as far as the character design itself for me, InMoov is a) boring, b) unattractive, c) male. All strikes against it for the common /robowaifu/ goals. While the Uncanny Valley is a very real issue for us, it's far better to at least take a swipe at creating an anime catgrill meido in my opinion! :^)
Very impressive work, anon. Been following this board for years, but this is the best I've seen yet. I'm very curious to see just how far you can take it. It looks like you're taking a very rational approach to things, but still reaching far enough to actually make it worth the effort.
>>2532 Thanks anon! I appreciate it, and so does Sophie :D
>>2523 Once I've got the arms and neck finished, there's not a lot more 3D printing I can do for the time being. Due to coronavirus I don't want to be ordering non-essential items like servos and electronics just yet. I'd feel guilty using transport space that is needed for urgent food and medical deliveries. So I'll just be working to upgrade her A.I. At some point I must get to grips with this 'Github' site and upload the best of my AIML files. Anyone who downloads will just have to replace 'Sophie' with the name of their robot instead. Because she makes use of the Wolfram engine, I'm not actually sure of which facts Sophie does and doesn't know. So before making a new AIML file I first have to ask her questions to check that she can't already just pull those facts from Wikipedia or Wolfram Alpha. I don't want to be writing out tables of data for no good reason! For example, she can already easily pull info about geometry, world currencies, capital cities, military history, the periodic table and music charts etc. In terms of mathematics Sophie is already way smarter than I am (not that hard TBH). The hard-coded AIML is just to cover some small-talk like 'meet and greet', conversation starters, goodbyes, 'how are yous' and topics not already on the internet.
>>2580 >At some point I must get to grips with this 'Github' site and upload the best of my AIML files. I'd like to recommend you use Gitlab instead. Github is also known as SJWhub around these parts and for good reasons. Gitlab is far less likely atp to de-platform you for daring to post such problematic and toxic wrongthink as robowaifu thinks. :^) Wolfram is a literal IRL mad-scientist, BTW. For real. I have a lot of admiration for him in some ways, in other ways not so much. I have begun adding in a 3rd-party cloud services for AI section into the design doc. I will be expanding them out eventually into practical setups for anons to use for thier Dakis and Plushies, including for Wolfram. The warnings I added to that section are applicable to his site as well ofc, but he's probably the least problematic of the 4 mentioned. >Sophie is already way smarter than I am (not that hard TBH) Haha nice. :^) Sounds interesting and I look forward to seeing what you do with it. I'd welcome any contributions you'd care to submit for editing into the Robowaifu Design Document while you have some time on your hands Anon. BTW, we have an AI researcher or two here doing some chatbot work as well. PyTorch and some of the corpora out there are his current bailiwick. I'm sure that in combination, your two approaches could create some nice effects.

AFFORDABLE, PRACTICAL WAIFUBOTS ARE POSSIBLE TODAY Robowaifu Technician 09/11/2019 (Wed) 01:55:08 No.103 [Reply]
I've seen plenty of ideas on this board over time that have completely convinced me that practical, affordable waifubots are possible with today's tech. With clever artistic decisions to make up for where the tech lacks, we can make perfectly cute, huggable, and fuggable waifus for what couldn't possibly be more than a couple hundred bucks. Hell, half the technology needed has been in childrens' toys for decades, and the rest is either in your phone, or is just sticking a bunch of onaholes in said toys. All you need to do then is make it cute, which costs practically nothing except for creativity.

I've made an infographic with ideas in this regard. Feel free to edit or add to it. I've never bothered to try to make infographics before, but I've heard the good news of robowaifus, and I want to help spread the word.

Additionally, use this thread to give any other ideas you have to help make actual practical waifubots. There is no need for this to be an endeavor that costs tens of thousands of dollars. And the cheap results shouldn't need to simply be tiny things you can't even fuck.

And remember, the key is that you don't need to have a perfect waifubot right away. You only need one good enough to market, both to make money, and to spread awareness of just how possible they are. This will then fund further tech and result in the waifus of your dreams.
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>>938
The show was garbage.
>>862 >shitpost thread >implying loli Optimus Prime isn't a great idea I'm pretty sure it's canon. I've never read Kiss Players, but I've been told that's pretty much what it is. And Takara seems just Japanese enough to license it for robowaifus, if we get a real company going. To link it to the OP, there are plenty of affordable, moving Optimus Prime toys out there (though Transformers are way too expensive these days, if you ask me). Give it the loli features from your pic and a fleshlight, and you're set. Make it a "salt" powered robot, like mentioned above, and have her beg you to fill her with your "Energon."
>>2543 >And Takara seems just Japanese enough to license it for robowaifus, if we get a real company going. This. Any chance you could think about a) finding cheap toys suitable for your approach b) obtaining at least one of these for modifications c) performing said modifications and photographing the process d) making a tutorial thread here on /robowaifu/ dedicated specifically to this entire effort? It would be both a big help and an encouragement to everyone here if you could do so Anon. Each of us have our part to play. For example, AI Anon is researching papers all day. I work on software most days. We have a lot to do here and splitting up the load will only help everyone tbh.
>>2545 >a) finding cheap toys suitable for your approach b) obtaining at least one of these for modifications c) performing said modifications and photographing the process d) making a tutorial thread here on /robowaifu/ dedicated specifically to this entire effort? I wish I could, but I don't have nearly enough capital for this. And I don't think it's literally as simple as buying a toy off the shelf, because the more advanced robot toys are too small. Going for a small size makes way more sense, both in terms of money and in terms of the actual energy it takes to power the robot, but there is a point where it literally becomes too small to fuck, which defeats the point. What we really need is a company with the capital to produce toys like robosapien (or a modern version of it) make one that is twice as big, and has a body that can actually fit a fleshlight inside it. The rest is just the case. Again, modifying the outside of a toy to our purposes is difficult. But if we were the type of people who had a company that could make toys, like Takara or Hasbro or whatever (not that Hasbro would ever do this), it would be a trivial matter to make a toy that was just cute from the start, and also had a space for a fleshlight in the torso.

OpenGL Resources Robowaifu Technician 09/12/2019 (Thu) 03:26:10 No.158 [Reply]
Good VR is one important interim goal for a fully-realized RoboWaifu, and it's also much easier to visualize an algorithm graphically at a glance than 'trying to second-guess a mathematical function'. OpenGL is by far the most portable approach to graphics atm.

>"This is an excellent site for starting with OpenGL from scratch. It covers from very introductory topics all the way to advanced topics like Deferred Shading. Liberal usage of accompanying images and code. Strongly recommended."

learnopengl.com/
https://archive.is/BAJ0e

Plus the two books related, but learnopengl.com is particularly well-suited for beginners.

www.openglsuperbible.com/
https://archive.is/NvdZQ

opengl-redbook.com/
https://archive.is/xPxml

www.opengl.org
https://archive.fo/EZA0p
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Went ahead and created a public repo for this work.
>>1814
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Well, it was kind of convoluted to work out all the details, but I've managed to add quality TTF text rendering to the MRS.
>>1815
BTW, I removed GLAD as an external dependency. There's an option to create all-local files, so I moved MRS to that approach. It means anons don't have to deal with GLAD now.
Added a void rndr_tick(Shader txt_shdr, const unsigned fps_tick) function to ensure the MRS was really getting an honest 60fps (it is). However, occasionally I'd notice a little artifact that made me think that tearing was happening even though I set the swap interval to 1:
glfwSwapInterval(1); // 1 should prevent tearing

Now I'm not so sure it's actually tearing;
A) It only infrequently occurred
B) It is likely limited to only the fast-transitioning digit at the end, afaict.

This makes me think it's actually not tearing, but rather the screen capp program I'm using (Shutter) is simply 'snapping' the image right at the instant a digit is being redrawn. I'd welcome insight if anyone knows more about this stuff.
>pic related
>>1848
Unrelated: Does the system redraw from the bottom-up? For some reason I thought the drawing happened from the upper-left corner down, but apparently not. Given that the coordinate origin for the system starts in the lower-left corner (similar to a Cartesian system) I guess that makes sense. Live and learn.

/robowaifu/ thread archives Robowaifu Technician 09/16/2019 (Mon) 06:36:14 No.273 [Reply]
julay robowaifu archives

https://archive.fo/yndgt Catalog

https://archive.fo/31E3X (Robo)Waifu personality thread
https://archive.fo/U4UPH /robowaifu/ is NOT dead.
https://archive.fo/A3A43 /robowaifu/ thread archives
https://archive.fo/YWPN7 3D printer resources
https://archive.fo/uHQ2C AFFORDABLE, PRACTICAL WAIFUBOTS ARE POSSIBLE TODAY
https://archive.fo/AK4tA AI + Brain/Computer Interface news & commentary
https://archive.fo/c0rRp AI Design principles and philosophy
https://archive.fo/lPRcU AI Software
https://archive.fo/nbA7W AI, chatbots, and waifus
https://archive.fo/SwCte About AI
https://archive.fo/y9f72 Actuators for waifu movement!
https://archive.fo/sAyZw Agalmatophilia
https://archive.fo/vHOdX Aoki Lapis model; Robot fairy
https://archive.fo/kjHh5 Artificial Wombs general
https://archive.fo/rEYe4 Batteries & Power
https://archive.fo/QBfEm Bipedal Robot Locomotion General
https://archive.fo/nO4L0 Building the ultimate waifu.
https://archive.fo/IaqKp C++ General
https://archive.fo/VlAmK Can Robowaifus Experience Love?
https://archive.fo/n6TOb Can the government really make anime real?
https://archive.fo/2RK3X Cuddling Robot
https://archive.fo/kGbHK Downloadable AI for robots?
https://archive.fo/i0W5a Electronics General
https://archive.fo/knsDo Embedded Programming Group Learning Thread 001
https://archive.fo/M8L4P Entry Level Waifu
https://archive.fo/Axxxd Fluffytail 800 dev thread
https://archive.fo/vpO2Y General Robotics news and commentary
https://archive.fo/habb1 Hold onto your papers
https://archive.fo/GNvBn Homemade doll waifu thread
https://archive.fo/59D0m Humanoid Robot Projects Videos
https://archive.fo/QKNPn IRL Drossel von Flügel?
https://archive.fo/H6MFt Important things about building living robots
https://archive.fo/zwpAv Meta Tread
https://archive.fo/3gJXH Micromouse - Minimum Viable Supercheap Open Source Robowaifu
https://archive.fo/WH2Pb My reason to live
https://archive.fo/Ch1ti Mycroft: Open Source Alexa
https://archive.fo/nVgJT NLP General
https://archive.fo/S5HgB New United Robowaifu Project
https://archive.fo/bwjgu New machine learning AI released
https://archive.fo/yFFUI Open Prosthetics
https://archive.fo/HjLB6 OpenGL Resources
https://archive.fo/PEZaa Papercraft waifu
https://archive.fo/Zbp32 Plastic Production
https://archive.fo/c2Khp Project: United Robowaifu Development
https://archive.fo/ZS3An Prototypes and failures

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https://archive.fo/4oI7v Python General
https://archive.fo/jiIlz R&D General
https://archive.fo/K1mMj ROBOWAIFU U
https://archive.fo/0X004 Ricky Ma General
https://archive.fo/jhbyL Roastie Fear 2: Electric Boogaloo
https://archive.fo/1YZXA Roastie Fear General
https://archive.fo/kRw5G Robo Face Development
https://archive.fo/baQU5 RoboWaifuBanners
https://archive.fo/6a7Zv Robot Vision General
https://archive.fo/Aj3ue Robot Voices
https://archive.fo/RNuzT Robot Wife Programming
https://archive.fo/1q3TD Robot skeletons and armatures
https://archive.fo/O7Sov Robot skin? Possible sensitivity?
https://archive.fo/PggAO Robot waifu desires
https://archive.fo/6fzQg Robotics Hardware General
https://archive.fo/xYeg0 Robotics sites, organizations and projects
https://archive.fo/4XVDS Robowaifu Design Software
https://archive.fo/TozNM Robowaifu Simulator
https://archive.fo/ZWjOk Robowaifu Systems Engineering
https://archive.fo/ANueJ Robowaifu Thermal Management
https://archive.fo/h7WOV Robowaifu fiction to promote the product and expand the market
https://archive.fo/l6ie7 Robowaifu references
https://archive.fo/0YYO1 Robowaifu-OS & Robowaifu-Brain(cluster)
https://archive.fo/vGxXW Robowaifus in media
https://archive.fo/LDccH Robowaifus unique advantages
https://archive.fo/qSoqB Selecting a Programming Language
https://archive.fo/9MlZb Self-driving cars AI + hardware
https://archive.fo/q4lvk Self-replicating waifubots.
https://archive.fo/uckxp Single board computers & micro-controllers
https://archive.fo/lyjnv Speech Synthesis general
https://archive.fo/mG710 TensorFlow
https://archive.fo/j0lRU The Lounge
https://archive.fo/AXH9u The important question
https://archive.fo/awe7R Tools to Create 3D Models of Humans
https://archive.fo/rSxdo True Love
https://archive.fo/sXIrZ Visual Waifus
https://archive.fo/no96g Waifu Materials
https://archive.fo/fNNW3 Waifu Robotics Project Dump
https://archive.fo/W4jdA Waifus in society
https://archive.fo/x2aeH Walking
https://archive.fo/FmdeN Welcome to /robowaifu/
https://archive.fo/ViRty What can we buy today?
https://archive.fo/svCvW What happens to your robowaifu when you die?
https://archive.fo/XobuW Who wouldnt hug a kiwi.
https://archive.fo/BVu8m Wifu that gives you Hope.
https://archive.fo/HCuGs your file is too big onii-chan

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Cuddling Robot Robowaifu Technician 09/18/2019 (Wed) 11:37:33 No.411 [Reply]
I saw this cool looking interactive snake-bot. Thought some of you might enjoy it. Someday our waifus will cuddle us just like – no even better than – the robot in these videos.

hackaday.io/project/247-grapple
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>>628
>those girls can't cook worth a damn. They can't taste anything!
heh
>Do any images exist of robosnekwaifus?
don't know, i haven't looked for any personally. i know there are a number of robots now that are in a snake-like form (for crawling through pipes and rescue work, etc) so it would surprise me a bit if some anon decided to put a wig, makeup and a kawaii little dress on one tbh.
>>642
>so it wouldn't surprise me a bit*
>>628
I'd only be worried about being assaulted by schnitzel and hefeweizen daily. I could probably still conduct myself but it raises concerns about mortality.
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>>646
>Schnitzel and Hefeweizen
Who or what?
>>657
heh this. obviously germanbro/austrianbro is considering whether it's wise to keep a pet lamia or not. :^)

Entry Level Waifu Robowaifu Technician 09/15/2019 (Sun) 08:02:15 No.245 [Reply]
So I've been lurking here for a little while. I figured it's finally time I made a thred so I have a place to share my ideas about a project I want to build. Robowaifus has been a dream of mind for a good while, i'm glad I stumbled across this place.

So with this project I want to focus on something that is viable now, with todays tech. And it has to be affordable, under $1k. I don't have 10k to drop on Real doll robot, or even 2k for a sex doll. This also has to be something an average anon like me can piece together. I'm not an engineer or a programmer.

So my fist version of this won't be including any robotics. The goal will be to put a computer inside a doll, with a voice interface and chatbot AI. As well as a battery pack so it's portable. I'm think by really focusing on the right elements, I can build an effective waifu.

I think AI is vital to robowaifus. More vital than the robotics. That's what's gonna make this whole thing a viable option. Having something you can connect with. I want to start exploring that.

That beings aid, I think from is really important too. There's no need to have an AI voice in a plain speaker like Amazon and Google are offering. We can easily do better than that. And without the botnet and privacy concerns.

I vastly prefer 2D over 3DPD. I also think it's a great way to sidestep the uncanny valley. It's herd to get a 3D version of a 2D character that looks right. One of the best I've seen are the 1/3 scale vinyl dolls like the Dollfie Dream. Danny Choo seemed like he was on the path to create a robowaifu version of these dolls with his Smart Doll, but the version he eventually released is non robotic. It does however have a mostly hollow torso that could be filled with electronics. I think the Smart Doll is a great base for a project like this, and they are highly customizable too.

Alright that's enough to start, I'll be going into more detail in future posts.
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>>245
Hey anon, glad to see your project thread, welcome. Seems like you have good insight on costs. This stuff will be expensive, one way or another.

I also like the idea that good AI is a vital initial phase for your project. Sad to say, from my perspective at least, it's also the most difficult problem (in the long list of problems) to solve when inventing good robowaifus. But I think with everybody pitching in ideas, then some geniuses among us might pull of a breakthrough or two. We'll see. But as you said, we certainly do not want botnets infesting our beloved robowaifus.

And yea it's kind of a theme here "Waifubots, not slutbots", crude as it is. Why some big corporations are not already making cute waifubots is quite beyond me tbh. The pent-up demand is very plainly a huge one.

Obviously full-sized will be the most desirable, but I think for the first several years scale models are the only practical approach while keeping the costs relatively modest. Danny Choo's injection-molding line when it's in full swing will probably be a good model to look at for a BJD approach.

There's lots of challenges ahead. Good luck to us all anon.
>>454
Yeah it seems like the madman was actually gonna do it for a while, create robo waifus. They would have been expensive though and it would have been an even more niche product. Pandering to normalfags is probably the better business decision.

>>455
I see the goal of waifubots as simulating relationships and companionship. And it's not that i'm some puritan who's against the idea of sexbots, simulating sex has already been solved. Sex robots for both mean and women already exist, and have for years. Onaholes can be bought online for under $20, you can do VR on your cellphone. The technology is already here and readily available. When people say sexbot, they are usually talking about a full robotic humanoid that's also capable of having sex. That's like calling a computer a porn machine.
>>245
I know people want one that can move around and stuff, but wouldn't it be easier to focus on the AI and the mechanics first before making it fully portable? I know back when this board was on 8chan, there were a few on-going projects that just halted because of the magnitude of what they were trying to do. It would be nice to see someone's project come through without getting burned out or bogged-down.
>>504
>but wouldn't it be easier to focus on the AI and the mechanics first before making it fully portable?
Not that anon, but I agree with you anon. The challenge of creating an inexpensive bipedal robowaifu is challenging atm to a high degree imo. This is why the Visual Waifu thread was started, to enable forward progress in the AI and simulation arenas simultaneously with the mechanical systems.

>the magnitude of the problem
The laws of nature don't care how good one's intentions are, heh. You either satisfy the constraints of real physics or you fail. Simple as that. So yea, I think a lot of younger anons go into this over-enthusiastically w/o really understanding, as you indicated, the magnitude of the problem.

That opens up whole other areas of discussion about the correct approaches to this whole topic of DIY Robot Wives. I'd be happy to go there if you're up for it anon.

Hey, if this were easy, everyone would be doing it!

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Downloadable AI for robots? Robowaifu Technician 09/15/2019 (Sun) 07:59:54 No.244 [Reply]
When I say AI, I mean actual robots that learn how to use their own inputs and outputs, not just chatbots. Are there any downloadable AI programs? I'm the OP of the Drossel thread, and I'd like to see if there's any downloadable programs for this shit. Also, I'd like some tips for inserting mounts for servos and shit inside the Drossel model.

https://www.invidio.us/watch?v=Qh2yT-AL1V8
There's shit-tier AI that comes embedded in boards such as Sparkfun Edge (tensorflow voice recognition) and ESP-EYE (face recognition), pretty limited but otherwise offline after firmware updates. I have those boards but haven't started using them yet.
Tensorflow might be your best bet. Deep learning “AI”, which is really just fancy statistics, is the current meme that lets robots learn about their bodies.

Honestly I don’t know how possible any of this is without citing some Ph.D research papers.

/robowaifu/ is NOT dead. Robowaifu Technician 09/18/2019 (Wed) 11:45:28 No.416 [Reply]
<stay tuned

Homemade doll waifu thread Robowaifu Technician 09/18/2019 (Wed) 03:58:38 No.372 [Reply]
I just found this board a few days ago but I've been planning for about a year to make a homemade sex doll, like the kind that will imminently be made illegal here in the US. I want to detail my plan. I know this board has an anti-3DPD/anti-sex-doll bias, but hear me out.

Like many on this board, I initially had the ambition to make a sophisticated robot, but realized I should start small and reproduce something others have already created. Since my preferred, ahem, flatness of doll is soon to be illegal, it would be nice to have a homemade alternative.

Smooth-On Inc sells a brand of mold-and-set silicone, available on Amazon and elsewhere, that is easy to use and designed for human prosthesis. I intend to use Ecoflex 00-30 with Silc-Pig for pigment (and freckles). I experimented with creating a homemade onahole using Ecoflex with limited success.

For the mold, I intend to build it in segments using a 3D printer. I've be practicing modeling girls in Blender. What I have so far is acceptable for my tastes, although I'm no expert at 3D modelling or the human form. I also designed 2 mold halves for a tinkerbell sized prototype. The mold halves have holes for screws (to press them together) and a funnel at the top. I got as far as exporting to STL to observe how the slicer handles it. Once I get a new 3D printer, I'll print these mold halves and pour some Ecoflex into them. I may also put in some steel wire as a makeshift skeleton.

I had a crap 3D printer that I threw out. I'm currently trying to move to a new city and therefore won't be able to buy a new printer until I get settled. Not having a printer is the number one impediment to this project right now. I would love to hear opinions on what 3D printer model is ideal. I'd be willing to spend upwards of $1k. I've been thinking of buying used to get a better deal. I'd like a large build plate to minimize the number of parts for the full sized mold.

One thing I'm not sure of is how to make the skeleton. I will experiment with 3D printing the skeleton, but I don't really know how to make linkages. Nevertheless I have started designing them using SCAD. I also wonder how the pros make the skeleton sit in the right place within the mold, without any part of the skeleton touching the mold. Would love to hear your thoughts on this.

Usually doll heads are separate from the body (screwed on at the neck) and the body is completely one piece. This is my plan, although removable arms and legs would be a possibility. I'm hoping to make a removable vagina as well, for ease of cleaning.
>>372
That sounds very interesting anon. Sorry about the printer problems I hope you get a good one soon. Probably a big print volume would be valuable for your needs. As far as professional techniques for construction and assembly, if you can find tutorials from some of the Creature Effects guys from Hollyjew I imagine they can give you some really good ideas. Stan Winston studios is one group that comes immediately to mind. Personally, I'd certainly like to see more ideas ideas (sketches, pictures?) of your mold and silicone work. That's probably an important area for all of us. Hackaday may be able to give you good ideas about how to create the armatures, etc. you mentioned.

>anti-sex-doll bias
No it doesn't. An important aspect of making lovable waifubots for anons is to be able to have sexual enjoyment with them. Asexual robowaifus are perfectly fine, but I'm fairly sure most of us want fuggable waifus. What most of us are opposed to is the uncanny-valley foam doll shit the world thinks of as 'sex robots'. I think most of us want cute waifus, not uncanny sluts.

Good luck anon, please keep us posted.
Seeing current replies to months old threads when the OP might not be here to respond is why I think you should post the original creation date(06/27/18) and a link to the archive(http://archive.is/fZCiJ) admin. Anyone interested can also read the previous replies.

This guy tried casting and molding a small test item and didn't succeed. Which is a good idea as he didn't jump into making a large expensive doll right away.

The outer covering might be the most expensive and difficult part of creating a sex doll. It might be easier and cheaper to buy parts from Chinese TPE/TPU dolls and modifying them than making your own.

>>373
You're right about what currently sells as 'sex dolls' they're just expensive huge chunks of cold plastic that generally look disgusting. That was the general consensus on the old board at the time when this thread was posted.

I've looked into what the special effects guys are doing and the silicon they use is very expensive and so are the specialized tools they use for proper casting.
>>405
not sure how the age of the post affects the information contained. and no, i've got enough on my plate already, feel free to follow along and tag every single post if you feel so inclined anon. At some point I'll populate the archives thread with both old and new archives.
>>405
>and the silicon they use is very expensive and so are the specialized tools they use for proper casting.
BTW, I've attended a Smooth-On class since this original thread was made.

Project: United Robowaifu Development Robowaifu Technician 09/18/2019 (Wed) 10:03:28 No.400 [Reply]
In this thread, multiple users volunteer to work together towards a shared goal of creating a robowaifu for production. This can be an open source or closed source project, that is up to the Anons who volunteer. Profits will be divided up after a waifu is selling. I am putting every cent I have towards prototyping and manufacturing of this waifu. I cannot afford to pay anyone. Please understand this is a volunteer project with potential for a return on investment but no guarantee. Only thing guaranteed is one Anon at the very least will be working towards a waifu for production.

Current plan for this waifu:
Height: 1 to 1.5 meter
Weight: As low as possible.
Battery Life: Ideally 16 hours for a full day of use before needing to recharge.
Physical Capabilities: A minimum of, sitting, standing, walking, laying down, and hugging her Anon.
Visual Capabilities: A minimum of being able to follow basic shapes, colors, and markers. Ideally capable of detecting her Anon and following him without need of a leash.
Auditory Capabilities: Capable of hearing and acting upon her Anons words after hearing her name. (Prevents her from acting unless you want her to.) Capable of responding with basic linguistic responses which ideally change over time.
Op here, for this project, everyone is free to assign themselves a position based on talent. I'm going to manage this project while contributing to design, engineering, and fabrication. Everyone is welcome to join this effort. Whether it's designing a linkage, designing her hands, or just giving advice, anything is welcomed and appreciated.

Here is a link to upload files to a pCloud for everyone to share: my.pcloud.com/#page=puplink&code=kzwZJ8qR0ehbWabKKPVT2Uiuk8EdMLTV

To download from this pCloud:
my.pcloud.com/publink/show?code=kZE1FH7Z44FjXkMWjq4oRViyQu90PRlCaqR7

Current limit is 10GB of usable storage as that's what's free. If you get a pCloud, I'll gladly share the folder with you.

>ed note: the original file for OP incl here

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