Lumi Dolls robot brothel

March 2017
Updated: October 2021

The world's first robot brothel staffed entirely by robot prostitutes has opened in Barcelona, Spain.

Located at a secret address, Lumi Dolls offer four models, each costing around EUR 120 an hour. Bookings are made online.

The opening has prompted ethicists and civil rights advovates to voice their concerns about anthropomorphism.

It is also daid to have resulted in a backlash from the local community, as well as from human prostitutes concerned about losing their jobs.

Operator: Lumi Dolls
Developer:
Lumi Dolls
Country: Spain
Sector:
Media/entertainment/sports/arts
Purpose: Provide sexual services
Technology: Robotics
Issue: Ethics; Anthropomorphism; Employment - jobs
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