Video: Household Robot Pours Drinks, Pops Party Poppers

Japan has many advanced home robots, but this one is a bit different: the so-called THKR-4 has been made by an individual who used just off-the-shelf parts. The humanoid isn’t the most elegant of his kind, but he’s able to perform quite a few rather complicated (for a robot) moves.

In the video below (recently shot during a robot event in Yokohama), THKR-4 is openening a fridge, getting a bottle, pouring a drink, popping a party popper and even giving his lucky master a shoulder massage.

Here’s the clip:

This video is longer, but in lower quality:

Via Robots Dreams