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There's nothing like a little bounty to light a fire under a group of open source fanatics, is there? We saw this principle applied recently when Adafruit offered up cold, hard cash for an Open Source Kinect driver, and now one enterprising reader over at robotbox.net has gone and hacked the LIDAR ...

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November 29, 2010 at 6:34PM
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We had lots of fun playing with Neato's XV-11 robot sweeper -- probably as much fun as you can have watching something quietly vacuum a few M&Ms off of a carpet. Of course, the selling point is the company's Room Positioning System, which employs sensors to map the floor space (as opposed to me...

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You know you've got a problem when you're openly advertising your product as "the lamest electronic game ever developed," but that isn't stopping the makers of this goofy rock-paper-scissors keychain. The unit features a little LCD that randomly blinks out one of three pre-programmed RPS patterns,...

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