- CULTURAL HERITAGE
- ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
- ENERGY & SUSTAINABILITY
- FOOD & AGRICULTURE
- HOME AUTOMATION
- INTERNET OF THINGS
- KIDS & EDUCATION
- NEW MANUFACTURING
- OPEN SOURCE
- RECYCLING & UPCYCLING
- 3D PRINTING
- ARTISANS & NEW CRAFT
- STEAM PUNK
- WELLNESS & HEALTHCARE
- YOUNG MAKERS (< 18)
- 3D SCANNING
- MUSIC & SOUND
- FASHION & WEARABLES
The robot band consists of five humanoid robots, play an electronic drums, metallophones, bells and voice synthesis.
All robots are connected to one computer.
A MIDI file is loaded into the dedicated software.
One of the MIDI channels is assigned to each robot.
For example, data of channel 1 is sent to a robot, and data of channel 2 is sent to another.
When data is played back, commands for controlling the servomotors from dedicated software are sent to each robot through a serial cable.
The audio signals of the song are also sent to a voice synthesis device.
For singing robot, commands to take the pose are sent instead of voice data.
Tetsuji Katsuda is a professional engineer for musical software also motor and Sensors.
Living in Kyoto, Japan and makes robots, original electric musical instruments, and art works as hobbies.