Ranjit Bhatnagar is “working on cyborging a broken down old toy piano.”
Ranjit Bhatnagar’s Lev is a robot that plays the theremin.
And while he’s far from being a virtuoso, he plays better than a lot of thereminists.
Lev may be the ultimate MacGyver music hack. He was made out of an old floor lamp, some plumbing supplies, a few empty mint tins, and some microprocessors. Continue reading
WABOT-2 relaxes by jamming on the electric keyboards.
Next, he will rip off your arms and beat you with them, because he doesn’t need you anymore. Continue reading
The Visually Enabled Musical Arm is a robotic arm that’s capable of playing tunes on the synthesizer by the image inputs it receives after processing a real time(LIVE) video. It uses the concepts of artificial intelligence, image processing and Micro – controller programming.
It’s not going to replace keyboard players anytime soon – unless you’re a one-note synth player – but it’s an interesting demo.