Researchers at Japan’s Tohoku University have created a strange “Partner Ballroom Dance Robot” that features “a woman’s face [and] a sensor around its waist — [it] can move in all directions and comes in two colours: shiny blue and bright red.” Video demonstration after the jump.

As its partner takes steps, the robot analyzes his movements and figures out how to accompany him with its shoulders, elbows, waist and neck

[via w-m-m-n-a]

Researchers at Japan’s Tohoku University have created a strange “Partner Ballroom Dance Robot” that features “a woman’s face [and] a sensor around its waist — [it] can move in all directions and comes in two colours: shiny blue and bright red.” Video demonstration after the jump.

As its partner takes steps, the robot analyzes his movements and figures out how to accompany him with its shoulders, elbows, waist and neck

[via w-m-m-n-a]