The engineers at Boston Dynamics are at it again. Here’s one of the dog robots, dancing (and moonwalking!) to Uptown Funk (play with sound for best effect):
I assume this robot was programmed directly, but it won’t be long before we’re able to observe a professional dancer and automatically replicate their moves with a robot. It’s already possible digitally: in the video below, the dancer on the right a synthetically animated based on a real dancer’s moves:
That’s all from the blog for this week. We’ll be back next week: have a great weekend!