What is reality, anyway? Nothing more than a bunch of sights, smells, feelings, maybe an interpersonal relationship or two. And what is a girlfriend but a person who sleeps next to you in bed who you can spoon and nudge occasionally, whether she is made of flesh and blood or synthetic material?
Now, lonely people can have their own “real” “girlfriends” thanks to a new app from–where else?–Japan. It allows users to see, touch and even smell a three-dimensional, virtual version of animated Japanese pop star Hatsune Miku, RocketNews24 reports.
It’s basically a celeb rite of passage to diversify with licensing deals these days, whether you’re a Kardashian or not. And now, a completely virtual star is opening her own restaurant in Japan.
Hatsune Miku is a digital incarnation of a singing computer program, just like Britney Spears. After conquering iTunes with her chart-topping Read More
It is rare that you stumble across a commercial that gives you a completely new lease on life. That is what happened when Betabeat first watched this two-minute spot for a new Domino’s app in Japan, featuring a partnership with Hatsune Miku, an anime incarnation of a singing synthesizer app called Vocaloid. Hit “play” and Read More