SOBEaR the robot panda bartender thinks you've had one too many

Nilay Patel
N. Patel|05.09.09

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Nilay Patel
May 9th, 2009
SOBEaR the robot panda bartender thinks you've had one too many

Robot bartenders are nothing new, but rarely does one shut down drunks as adorably as SOBEaR here. Built as a "robot friend for anyone who does not know their own limits, or has problems controlling themselves," the cuddly little bot dispenses drinks based on the user's blood-alcohol level -- you breathe into his face, and he pours the right ratio of cranberry to fun vodka into your glass. Of course, that implies that there's a pre-programmed max BAC in the code somewhere, so we're guessing some hardcore party panda mods are soon to come. Video after the break.

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