Dance, tiny robots, dance! The best moments from Bruno Maisonnier’s TEDxConcorde robot dance-off — IN GIFS!
Just now, session 1 of TED2013 ended, but not without first introducing the TED audience to a whole mess of neat robot inventions, from a robot butler to a smartphone pet that makes the Tamagotchi seem ancient.
One of the highlights was this clip from Bruno Maisonnier’s TEDxConcorde talk, during which he had his tiny humanoid robots — called Nao — do a synchronized dance routine even the coolest b-boys would envy.
Below, we GIF the best moments from the tiny Naos breaking it down on stage:
We call this one: Air Fiddle:
Still not sure whether these guys should be touring with Daft Punk or featured in Will Smith’s “Welcome to Miami” video:
Some fancy leg work:
And last, but certainly not least — dramatic robot: