The WT-7 Talker Robot basically “makes those strange vowel sounds not through a loudspeaker, but a biomechanical simulation of the way we humans speak.” Video after the break. Click here for first picture in gallery.

To that end, it’s got a 19 degrees-of-freedom motorized system that replicates lungs, vocal cords, tongue, lips: basically the whole deal.

[via GizmodoBotjunkie]