Asia Pacific (APAC), Global Politics, Japan

Dancing Robot Cheer Squad Shows Off Their Skills

Making a robot dance is one thing, but coordinating a group of dancing robots is an entirely different ball game. That is perhaps why Murata’s robot cheer squad evokes a unique sense of awe, something that we haven’t felt since the appearance of these critters. The Murata Cheering Squad, as it is affectionately called, was unveiled just a few days earlier at a press conference by the company in Tokyo. The demonstration presented a total of ten units, which each of the 35cm, 1.5kg cheer robot moving through a surface using a single large ball. It balances itself using three gyro sensors, which constantly checks