Toyota’s violin-playing robot made its first appearance years ago, but now the music maestro has hit the Shanghai World Expo 2010. The company has been working on its animatronics software for the past three years. Video after the break.

So if any orchestra violists happen to be in the area and want to protect their profession, I recommend spraying it with water. Robots, as I understand it, hate water.

[via DviceTechnabob]