Are sex robots a threat to real intimacy, or nothing more than a sophisticated vibrator?
Priced at around £4,000, the thought of sex-bots becoming a reality may seem far-fetched.
However, problems may arise if the technology becomes mainstream and prices are lowered. Will the practice of human-robot sex be normalised?
Leading tech company Realbotix, produces life-like dolls that can be interacted with via an app. Their slogan ‘Be the first to never be lonely again’, implies much more than just a physical relationship.
But what do young Londoner’s think?
To find out, we went to a party in North London and asked people if they would have sex with a robot:
Words: Katherine Docherty & Michael Ward | Audio and photos: Michael Ward & Katherine Docherty | Subbing: Olivia Herring