The Big Clapper from Japan is a vibrant red robot that is designed to spread cheer through the universal language of applause. Originally designed as a part of an art project by Masato Takahasi, the robot is comprised of a head and a pair of arms, all resting on a stand. Above its head is a pair of soft rubber hands that clap as people walk by using motion sensor technology. The Big Clapper can perform up to 30 actions, such as clapping to basic rhythmic patterns, along with music, on demand, to one's dictation, and more.
The cheerful robot can be suited for a number of settings including greeting at stores, at corporate receptions, and birthday parties. Additionally, it can also be digitally connected to mobile apps to sync music and have customized speech through the Big Clapper's voice, allowing users to talk to others through the robot.
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