Chinese martial art Tai Chi has been practiced for over a thousand years. A university in China has held a Tai-Chi competition no similar to any other.
Zhoukou Normal University was the venue for a contest between humanoids developed by the university students.
They showed off their creativity and designing ability through developing novel robots through C programming. In order to make their one of a kind dancing robot more unique, the students decided to break down tai-chi movements and program the moves into the robot.
The science of robotics has advanced significantly in recent years and new robots are designed for various tasks. Competitions that blend entertainment with science, are helping enhance engineering fields.