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Friday, March 13, 2009

Modified Roomba robot vacuum feels your pain

University of Calgary researchers combined an off-the-shelf Roomba vacuum bot with an off-the-shelf bioelectrical headband used for gaming, plus a smattering of fancy programming, to create a robot that knows how you feel, and responds accordingly. The research could lead to home robots that steer clear of you when you need your space.


OpenID BTvyjt92nPj2WnEuoqSQbQKLFKVE said...

Finally! I'm so sick of those robots getting in my way when I need my space!

Sunday, March 15, 2009 9:41:00 PM  

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