They will have built-in heaters which so they have genuine body warmth and sensors that can react to touch. RealDoll is made by Abyss Creations, a company based in California.
Founder Matt McMullen said:
“I want to have people actually develop an emotional attachment to not only the robot but the actual character behind it – to develop some kind of love for this being."
Levy, author of Love And S3x With Robots, said: “I’ve no doubt some will find it creepy, but the arrival of s3xually responsive robots will have enormous consequences. We have already seen rapid changes in human relationships thanks to the internet, mobile devices and socialmedia.
"The next major advance will enable us to use our technology to have intimate encounters with the technology itself – to fall in love with the technology,to have s3x with robots and to marry them."