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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.

Comments:

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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