“Their skin will be soft and endowed with numerous sensors that make it sensitive to touch, with a heating system to keep it at a natural temperature.
“Their behaviour will also become more realistic…we can believe they reciprocate our affection.
“They will not only listen to us but they will be able to sustain conversation and be responsive to our smiles.
“At this point, many people may find it hard to resist their appeal: the robots would actually give everything and ask for nothing in exchange. For some, it could be the ideal love.”