WF-4RIV – The flute playing robot

WF-4RIV – The flute playing robot


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WF-4RIV the flute playing robot… via LoL.

In 2007, we developed the anthropomorphic flutist robot WF-4RIV(Waseda Flutist No.4 Refined IV) with 41-DOFs which has enhanced its flute performance by producing more natural notes and smoother transitions between notes. In this year, the lips and tonguing mechanisms have been re-designed to reproduce more accuraterly the human organs.

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