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    The official Instagram account of Guinness World Records has posted a video of 100 humanoid robots performing a synchronized cheerleading routine at a baseball game in Japan.

    Robot cheer team: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, people around the world are not permitted to enter stadiums for sports events. Because athletes are missing the adrenaline rush of applauding audiences, a Japanese robotics company created an artificial cheer team of robots, reported Asianet News

    • Guinness World Records’ Instagram video, which was posted on Oct. 6, has garnered over 11,000 likes as of this writing. In the short clip, robots can be seen mimicking humans by clapping, waving their robotic arms, moving their heads and bowing.  

    • According to the video’s caption, the machines are Pepper humanoid robots made by Softbank Robotics and Fukuoka Softbank Hawks. 
    • “The robot squad were presented with their certificate at a recent baseball game – Fukuoka Softbank Hawks vs Chiba Lotte Marines at Fukuoka Pay Pay Dome in Japan,” Guinness World Records wrote.

    Featured Image via Guinness World Records

     

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