Georgia Tech’s Travis smart-phone robot dances to the Star Wars Cantina Band

“Georgia Tech’s Travis is a smart-phone enabled, robotic musical companion that can respond to and enhance musical experiences. The first application developed for Travis allows the robot to listen to and analyze rhythms played by humans and respond by choosing songs with similar beat and tempo from the phone music library. The robot then dances to the music using a set of expressive gestures that fit the desired tempo and genre. For more, visit gtcmt.gatech.edu/research-projects/travis”