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February 21, 2012
A robot sketches portraits
Ettlingen, Germany (SPX) Feb 21, 2012
An industrial robot as artist? From March 6-10, 2012, researchers will be presenting what may at first seem to be a contradiction at CeBIT in Hanover, Germany. There, interested visitors can view the metal painter in action and can even have it sketch their own faces. Artists are often colorful personalities. This one, though, comes across as cool, precise and metallic - and is anything but extravagant. No wonder - after all, it's an industrial robot, one that will convert the Fraunhofer stand at ... read more

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