← From Japan’s Famous robot mouth ’singing’ (3Yen / 2011-07-14) to wild blue-haired Robo-babes singing J-Pop (3Yen / 2009-10-06, below right ↘), Japan has always led the way for anthropomorphic fem-bots … until now.
In Taiwan’s never-ending quest to copy all things bad about Japan (concrete everything, crappy housing, overhead wires, random dumping of toxic waste, C-pop muzak, etc.), Taiwanese researchers now feel compelled to copy Japan’s useless “singing” robots.
Humanoid Singer Robot from Taiwan
Akihabara News | August 23, 2011
National Taiwan University of Science and Technology in Taipei, arrives the humanoid head capable of reading simple music scores, and synthesize the music. This is achieved by using the information that cameras in the eyes of the humanoid records, and then by sending it to an algorithm that processes the pitch, rhythm and lyrics...more…