White Lies: the empathic robot painter

Craft & Design Robotics

Trossen Robotics runs a monthly contest to encourage interesting and innovative robot-related projects. The winning entry this month (September) is an art piece called White Lies, a mysterious robot painting machine housed in old sewing cabinet that paints as you approach and touch it. First place winners of the contest get a $200 Trossen Robotics gift certificate.

Emotive Reflectivation: White Lies – Link

4 thoughts on “White Lies: the empathic robot painter

  1. Stokes says:

    Interesting machine, but is the voice-over a joke? It sounds like over-the-top postmodernism, dropping non-apropos terms and names left and right.

  2. RTourn says:

    He’s a maker / artist. I didn’t like it until I realized it was art, in that way it’s kind of cool.

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