It can be so hard to find good help. Fortunately, robots never complain. Well, the real life ones anyway. In science fiction they do nothing but.
Anyway, Robe:Do offers a line of programmable robots designed to use your netbook as a brain. Just plop your tiny notebook on the cart and issue some orders, and the Robe:Do will do your bidding. After the break you can see a video of a dude sending a message from his cellphone to the robot telling it to fetch him some popcorn. Of course, with a starting price of $1449, plus the price of a netbook, you’re going to have to eat a lot of popcorn before this thing pays for itself.
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Ah, but the concept. To heck with the cost, the concept is important.
It takes significant computer power to run anything other than the
simplest ROV – showing that common NetBooks are up to task – that
has got to be significant. Their is a lot of computer power in even
the cheapest of the common NetBooks these days.
There is only one word to describe this… COOL!
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