Robots Play Pac-Man, Clean Floors

Here’s an interesting application for those old Roombas:  Adapt them to play a life-sized version of an old video game.  Some college students have done just that at the University of Colorado at Boulder.  They say this was intended to showoff some software the students had developed for another application.  I think it was just for fun.  Check out the stories at the links below.


Playing giant Pac-Man with robot vacuum cleaners
Jack Elston, Cory Dixon, and Maciej Stachura used Roombas – the circular robot vacuum-cleaners which have revolutionised the world of robotic
CU-Boulder students create vacuum Pac-Man game Colorado Daily
CU students create Pac-Man game with robotic vacuums Fox 31
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Playing giant Pac-Man with robot vaccuum cleaners – Metro
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Wed, 11 Nov 2009 09:06:15 GMT

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