According to its creator, Funkitonide, based on EAP (Electro-Active Polymer) technology, Funktionide “is a concept for an emotional robot that substitutes human contact.” Video demonstration after the break.

In a future where technology will play a huge part in our lives it is very likely that some day it will shift from satisfying our basic functional needs to include our emotional needs as well.

[via DviceVimeo]