Seen in this story, and in * many * others relating to AI and robots (determined via google image search...)

What build is this and it's origin?

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  • $\begingroup$ It appears to be an image uploaded to unspash (an online source for free images) on 17 January 2018 by a user named "Franck V". The info posted with the image includes camera / lens details, but not the model of the robot. $\endgroup$ Sep 9, 2020 at 20:11
  • $\begingroup$ right...I determined that much :) thanks though @sempaiscuba $\endgroup$
    – NKCampbell
    Sep 9, 2020 at 20:15

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The robot is called Alter. It is part of the robot exhibit at the Miraikan museum in Tokio. It seems from this website, that it has been created by Ikegami Takashi, specially for the exhibit, in order to explore human interaction by mimicking human poses.

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    $\begingroup$ brilliant - thank you $\endgroup$
    – NKCampbell
    Sep 9, 2020 at 20:35

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