He’s also working on the integration of emerging tech like a virtual assistant and companion mobile app (Her?
) and this is all starting to sound a bit too much like that episode in Black Mirror where Domhnall Gleeson comes back in the form of a robot with all of his social media/ internet presense used to map a personality, and what is our world coming to? Mc Mullen has been in the sex doll business since 1996, already sold over 5,000 customizable life-size dolls priced ranging from $5,000 to $10,000.
Customers customize their dolls by choosing body type, skin tone, hair and eye color, and someone even ordered custom toes. First the Realbotix head will be sold, and can attach to any Real Doll body.
The business man also announced plans to open a 24/7 shop in the heart of Manchester if the London cafe is a success.
There are people out there who spend a whole lot of money on sex dolls. And now, a new element is being developed in a particular line of sex dolls that could animate the dolls.
Mc Mullen hopes to avoid creepiness by creating products that still look like dolls, not just copies of people.