December 25, 2008

Taiwanese Robots to Perform "Phantom of the Opera"

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It would appear that Taiwan has the same idea as Osaka University and have turned some of their robots into thespians. The Center for Intelligent Robots at National Taiwan University developed 2 named Thomas and Janet mimic humans and interact with Pica the painter and Ringo the drummer. Their first appearance will be Dec. 27 with "Phantom of the Opera" and Chen Shi-shuenn, University president, says there will also be displays with singing and comedy. Proceeds from the event go to research and development at the college.

Via The China Post

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at December 25, 2008 9:10 PM
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