From the department of “you know this cool tech is going somewhere sleazy fast” comes the Cyber Figure Alice from Geisha Tokyo Entertainment. The kit, along with your own Windows XP PC and webcam, gives you the ability to manipulate an anime-like virtual character decked out in maid clothing (yes, like the ones that line the streets of tech mecca Akihabara).
At first glance, the man and woman at the nightclub look like any other couple on a date. He flirts and pours champagne. She looks at him and laughs. This isn’t a date, though. It’s business.