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Shimi DJ Robot Georgia Tech
2012-06-28 05:11:23

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com While most robots have been built recently with the work-industry in mind, one robot was built with the intention to party. Georgia Tech´s Center for Music Technology have developed Shimi, a musical robot designed to DJ dance parties everywhere. The smartphone-enabled robot is considered an interactive "musical buddy" that recommends songs based on feedback from the listeners. “Shimi is designed to change the way that people enjoy and think...

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