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Roboexotica 2006: Clips

Posted in GETV Episode by ekai on the December 9th, 2006

Jonathan & David's drinkbot

Roboexotica, the festival for cocktail robots, is taking place in Vienna, Austria right. We are there covering the madness and are in the process of producing a couple of juicy segments for you. Until then, wet your appetite with these clips of five bots on display hosted by the almost voiceless Johannes Grenzfurthner of monochrom.

1: Chapek & Tyler’s WaiterBot

2: WERP-Bot (aka CigFlipper)

3: External Combustion Engine

4: El Espanol Barracho

5: Distillo (aka Spectacular Failure)

6: Vino-Viper

Exotic Cocktail Robots and Vienna Sausages with monochrom

Posted in GETV Episode by ekai on the September 6th, 2006

While recently in New York City for HOPE2006, we caught up with Johannes, the main instigator of the Austrian based art-technology-philosophy group called monochrom. Johannes explains Roboexotica, an annual competition and expo for robots that serve cocktails to humans. Is this all a sausage party or is there real meat behind all this? Come find out.

Episode links: monochrom, Roboexotica, HOPE6, Cocktailbot1, Cocktailbot2, Cocktailbot3, Cigbot, Sausage Party, Let’s Network It Out