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Five automatic sound machines will provide musical accompaniment for the opening celebrations at the Hanover Fair – thanks to technology from Festo. Pneumatic components and a PLC control system will be applied very differently from the way they are used in industrial automation: They will create a bridge between technology and art.

Scene designer and robot artist Roland Olbeter developed and crafted the unique ensemble “The Sound Machines,” an automated, electrical string quartet with a drum. The four string instruments sound and function like electric guitars, the difference being that each sound machine only has one string.

The sound machines – Link & video.

  • Calm_Pear

    Why would someone go through all that trouble creating a beautiful machine and then make it play crap (excuse my French) music?