Video: Toyota’s Humanoid Minstrels Take the Stage in Tokyo, Trumpeting Robots’ Mastery of Music

Who says robots can’t feel? Toyota showed off its humanoid robots’ ability to let the music move them last weekend in Tokyo at an event soundtracked by a couple of humanoids playing the violin and the trumpet with human accompaniment.

The ‘bots warm up the crowd with a raucous trumpet/violin duet:

Then we zoom in tight for the violin solo:

And finally, we graduate to the full four-piece finale:

Toyota also used the event to show off its i-Real robotic vehicle. But we think you’ll agree that the humanoid musicians stole the show.