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Linux-Powered Clarinet Playing Robot Wins International Prize

Jun 20, 2008, 10:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andrew Hendry)

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"A team of experts and students from NICTA and the University of NSW have won first place in a major international technology competition for developing a robotically operated, computer-driven clarinet that runs on Linux.

"Developed over the last eight months, the automated clarinetist beat a Dutch developed guitar playing robot to the top gong in the Artemis Orchestra competition, thanks to its playing ability and the high level of complexity in its mouthpiece design..."

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