Photos: Robots on parade

Photos: Robots on parade

Summary: A robot that plays the Violin? ZDNet Australia visited NICTA's Neville Roach Laboratory to see what all the fuss was about. We also discover what other amazing things today's robots can do.

TOPICS: Emerging Tech

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  • The students designed an easy to operate GUI that can command RoboFiddler to play specific notes, or whole songs.

    The program can also convert standard midi files for RoboFiddler to play.

  • It performed two songs to an audience of high school students and includes a classic song for beginners -- Twinkle Twinkle, Little Star.

  • Megan Lee, a violinist with the SYO (Sydney Youth Orchestra) was on hand to provide some expert advice to RoboFiddler and how it might improve its technique and repertoire in the future.

    Credit: Luke Anderson/ZDNet Australia.

Topic: Emerging Tech

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