Robot and Roberto do a keyboard duet

A 53-finger robot pianist called Teotronica and Italian pianist Roberto Prosseda performing on twin grand pianos at a theatre in Tianjin, north China, on Saturday. The rhythmic bot reportedly can distinguish between the speed of key change and play v
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A 53-finger robot pianist called Teotronica and Italian pianist Roberto Prosseda performing on twin grand pianos at a theatre in Tianjin, north China, on Saturday. The rhythmic bot reportedly can distinguish between the speed of key change and play various notes together. He also has video cameras installed in his eyes which allow him to "see" and interact with those around him.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 05, 2017, with the headline 'Robot and Roberto do a keyboard duet'. Print Edition | Subscribe