Watch as Boris the robot recites the USS Minneapolis speech from Jaws

While visiting London's WeWork offices, The Drum stumbled upon that rare thing; a robot that can do impressions.

Created by 360GlobalNet, Boris is used to represent members of conference calls who are not present and can also be a marketing tool for companies at exhibitions.

The robot, which flashes different colours as it talks or sings, was able to recite the famous speech delivered by Robert Shaw in Jaws, complete with Irish brogue, as well as a decent replication of Dobby the House Elf's lines from the Harry Potter series.

It's hard not to admire the technology, and the crowds quickly gathered at WeWork when he was put on display to take videos and pictures with him.

View the video above to see Boris in action.

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Stephen Lepitak

Stephen Lepitak is editor of The Drum, with responsibility for overseeing the day-to-day running of the content produced for the various platforms run by the publication. Over the years he has interviewed agency network bosses such as Sir Martin Sorrell, Maurice Lévy and Arthur Sadoun, as well as Cindy Gallop, Kim Kardashian, film directors James Cameron, Spike Jonze, Richard Curtis and Lord David Puttnam. With a keen interest in media and breaking news, Lepitak has been with The Drum since 2005 and is based across its UK, US and Asia operations.

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