Synchronized Paper Cranes Dance on Electromagnetic Stage

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Turn up the volume and ignore coworker complaints: you have to hear as well as see this phenomenon in action – they start out in sync but end up all over their magnetized performance surface.

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Created by Ugoita T., magnets on the feet of these ordinary-looking gold paper cranes bring them to life – that and the technology buried in the box below that animate them first in unison, as a flock, then individually as one in particular starts tearing up the proverbial dance floor.

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And if you liked that strange little performance, you can check out some of his other videos as well, like this 8bit harmonica spiel (to a set of tunes any good geek will recognize quickly).

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See more in Robotics or under Technology. March, 2015.
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