If a robot could read your mind, it would know what kind of music you’re in the mood to hear and instantly play it for you.

Shimi is a kind of robot jukebox, stuffed with music you like (just like your ipod), but it’s different in one way: it discovers what you want to listen to next via your smartphone.

Inventor Gil Weinberg says, "Shimi is designed to change the way that people enjoy and think about their music." It’s essentially a docking station with a "brain" powered by an Android phone. Once docked, the robot gains the sensing and musical generation capabilities of the user’s mobile device.
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