iPhone-Controlled Robot Turns Finger Movements Into Footsteps

Everybody loves robots, and judging by the fact you’re reading this, you probably love iPhones, too. Combined, they are a magical combination that brings a smile to our faces. The latest of these is Walky, the product of Yuta Sugiura the Digital Life Project at the Graduate School of Media Design at Keio University in Japan. It’s a bipedal robot that translates finger movements into robotic footsteps (and a few dance moves, to boot). It’s certainly one of the coolest and most intuitive iPhone-to-robot interfaces we’ve seen. Video after the break.

[ Sugiura's wesite via PlasticPals]

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