Robot Beatles come together

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Vier “HUBO”-Roboter der Drexel University spielen “Come Together” von den Beatles. Right now.

produced by the Music & Entertainment Technology Laboratory (MET-lab). The HUBOs are operating autonomously (not human-controlled). Their movements are directed by student-developed software to perform the gestures necessary to produce the appropriate notes and beats as dictated by a musical score. Every sound in the video was performed by the robots.

MET-lab student Matthew Prockup created the musical arrangement for drum kit and three “Hubophones”, novel percussion instruments designed and constructed by the lab for this performance.

Four HUBO Robots Come Together for Beatles Cover