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Robot bands and trees that sing vie with humans to be the musicians of the future

Siyi Chen
By Siyi Chen

Video Journalist

Imagine a future where you go to a concert of your favorite robot band and listen to trees sing. Well, this future might be just around the corner. A robot band called Mimi, and a hanging ivy that creates music when you touch its leaves are among the many inventions and art pieces featured at the 20th Microwave International New Media Arts Festival in Hong Kong.

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