our hack of the roomba wasn't just to 'cram a pc inside'. people had actually
already done that, with predictably lame results. You'll notice that we reverse
engineered the fucntions of all the pins on the microcontroller. To our
knowledge, we were the first people to make these specs publically available.
There are some people out there who want to sell you a kit to do what we did for
Bringing a beer to you was always what I wanted to do with it. :) but my partner
was more interested in the vision software, so we went that way.
At the time, the newer roomba's with more advanced features were not available.
Nowadays, the robot is a lot more polished: the virgin webplayer's screen is
folded down, and battery systems are more robust.
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