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Newly designed military robot dances Gangnam Style

December 11, 2012

Newly designed military robot dances Gangnam Style

Engineers at Virginia Tech’s RoMeLa lab programmed Charli-2 to dance Gangnam Style.

South Korean rapper Psy’s Gangnam Style has taken the internet by storm. The video, which has received more than half a billion views on YouTube, has also been parodied by people all over the world (including a parody by the Oregon Ducks that has received more than five million views).

Now, the Navy has entered the world of Gangnam Style parodies with its Autonomous Shipboard Humanoid (ASH) known as Charli-2. The robot engineers at Virginia Tech University, who created the ASH, were able to recreate all of Psy’s now famous moves, including horse riding and the lasso twirl.

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