Artificial Intelligence has such a wide field of applications that we can find it in the most unexpected places. Do you like to dance? If so, in this post we will tell you how the AI has also landed in the middle of the dance floor “Last night a DJ saved my life”.
AI is being used to automate all kinds of tasks, irrevocably transformed the nature of work. This will require a major adaptation effort on our part. But today we are going to talk about a curious case, where the robot adapts. And not only the robot, but also its “workplace”. Karlovy Lazne, one of the largest nightclubs in Central Europe, is also another excellent example of adaptation.
It occupies the 5 floors of a sixteenth-century building that was home to public baths, a café and the publishing house of a newspaper, before falling into neglect until becoming a club at the end of the 90s. A few months ago, she became famous by introducing her new DJ. A very particular one: DJ Kuka.
DJ Kuka is a programmed robot with a weekly routine, which includes predetermined songs, changes of records and rhythms throughout the night. The robot even moves to encourage people to dance. DJ Kuka is a robotic arm capable of djing records, create mixes according to the rhythm of the music, and move rhythmically to encourage people to dance. No, we’re not going to say “he dances too,” but at least he tries.
This DJ “after “retiring”in a car factory, was reprogrammed as a dj. Each week a routine is set up that includes songs, and record and rhythm changes all night long.
As a self-respecting” good robot”, it is able to work tirelessly and hold the pace until the closing time of the premises. It does not charge astronomical figures per session, and has made Karlovy Lazne a mandatory stop for tourists and visitors to the city.
Although there’s always a ” but.” Robot DJ does not charge regularly, but its cost was quite high (and that was “recycled”). You can tap tirelessly, but some users miss the “human touch”. Creativity and empathy are not their forte. However, there is no doubt that this is an interesting experiment. The KUKA company demonstrates its brilliance by converting an industrial robotic arm into an original DJ and the disco, its great commercial vision.
Everyone echoed the news and, as Salvador Dalí said:”Let people talk about Dalí, even if it is for good”.
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