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Hamsterborg on video

Here's a (rather noisy) video of the hamster-controlled robot I wrote about in one of my CES pieces for The Register...

You will be assimilated. Resistance is futile!


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Jan. 24th, 2007 09:41 pm (UTC)
Part of me wonders how long it'll be before we see these things properly networked [I'd suggest something like FoxBoard as a starting-point - it's got Bluetooth and several serial/parallel interfaces] so your hamster can end up navigating someone-else's robot round their house for them.

Next comes the networked Mowbot and the ability to terrorise your neighbour's barbecue-party....
Jan. 24th, 2007 09:45 pm (UTC)
Re: Hamsterriffic!
Well, there's a decent PIC board for it already, and the 25-pin port is fully documented, so it should be easy enough to fit any PIC you want (for electronic engineer values of easy).
Jan. 24th, 2007 09:51 pm (UTC)
So long as they don't attach a sucker on the front, I'm ok with this.
Jan. 24th, 2007 10:03 pm (UTC)
You didn't see the icon they used when it was on the site's front page, did you...
Jan. 24th, 2007 10:53 pm (UTC)
Hee! Cute!
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