July 4, 2012

Shimi Plays Tunes, Dances, Looks Odd

A team from Georgia Tech's Center for Music Technology formed Tovbot and developed Shimi, a 12" tall robot that can be connected to an iPhone or Android smartphone and act as DJ. After accessing the music library it can suggest tunes, move to the beat and play music based on feedback. The strange-looking bot doubles as a docking station and can alert users to Facebook or Twitter activity. Look for Shimi's formal launch at the 2013 CES.

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at July 4, 2012 11:58 AM
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