Robot couch can drive you to the fridge and back

couchWith a Raspberry Pi and USB gamepad controller letting you run riot on your sofa, this student project is couched in innovation.   Sometimes, getting up off the couch to grab a drink is far too time consuming.  What if you could drive the couch to the fridge instead?   Well, your dreams of an automated couch have come true.  Nine engineering students at the University of New South Wales in Australia have designed a robotic couch that can be controlled using a standard USB gamepad.…MORE

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2 Responses to Robot couch can drive you to the fridge and back

  1. sarasinart says:

    Are you getting one of them?

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  2. Only if it comes with a porta-potty on it and an engine that runs on urine. Now THAT would be efficient transpo for game day.

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