VietNamNet Bridge – A Vietnamese university has combined with a private firm to manufacture a dancing robot, named Roohex.
Roohex is the first version of a type of entertaining robots which are manufactured by the Mechanics-Electronics Faculty of the Hanoi University of Business and Technology and the Roosam Robot and Smart Automatic Machine Co., Ltd.
Roohex robot is only 2.5kg in weight. It fits in a 50cmx50cmx30cm box. Roohex has six legs, which can move very flexibly. It is equipped with 18 servo RC motors, which enable Roohex to move and turn around very easily.
The robot’s microprocessor can play music in mp3 format and control the robot to move in accompany with music. With 4G memory, Roohex can store thousands of songs.
Users can change the robot’s outfit to make it suitable to songs and events that the robot joins.
Manufacturers hope that Roohex will pave the way for a new kind of service in Vietnam: leasing robots to dance and perform at cultural and commercial events.