The editorial touches on four key themes relevant to healthcare providers: safer sex, therapeutic potential, the potential to treat pedophiles and sex offenders, and changing societal norms.
While there is currently limited evidence suggesting real danger in having sexual intercourse with robots, rising demand could cause cheaper sexbot models to be produced in the near future, thus increasing the risk of play sex-related injuries.
CNET met and interviewed play sex doll model, Harmony, in a conversation with an AI sexbot. This is what it’s like to chat with a RealDoll sex robot programmed to get to know your body and your brain.
Sexbots currently cost between $5,000-$15,000 (USD) and currently only female models are available for purchase. However, male sex robots ones are apparently on their way later in 2018.