Robot Violinist Attracts Fans A robot played the violin in Japan, and the people went wild. We hear a bit of the performance.

Robot Violinist Attracts Fans

Robot Violinist Attracts Fans

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A robot played the violin in Japan, and the people went wild. We hear a bit of the performance.

LIANE HANSEN, host:

While the Spectrum engineers were showing off their gizmos in New York, Toyota were showing off its latest technological phenomenon on the other side of the world.

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HANSEN: A robot played the violin in Tokyo this past week. The performance may have lacked soul, but the performer was impressive nonetheless. The all-white robot stood five feet tall. It bowed with its right arm, and it pressed the strings of the violin with the mechanical fingers of its left hand.

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