July 22, 2009

Can Material Beliefs Bots Coexist With Humans?

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The folks at Material Beliefs have a whole 'nother way of looking at domestic robots. Instead of looking like us, they resemble furniture and household accessories with the end result of co-existing with humans, albeit a bit sadistically. The team has come up with a mousetrap coffee table robot, a UV fly killer parasite, a fly paper robotic clock, a fly stealing robot and a Lampshade Robot.

When flying insects become attracted to the light, they fly into the holes, eventually croak and fall into the lower fuel cell. They then generate power for the LEDs which are activated when the house lights get turned off.

Via Material Beliefs

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at July 22, 2009 9:06 PM
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