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Monday, February 28, 2011

Man builds machine to push phone buttons from half a world away (video)


Now, when you outsource your drafting or modeling to another country, which you shouldn't be doing, consider that there's not even a person on the other end.

Now, we finally have the technology to do "Auto" CAD.  No more ManualCAD for you.

Link: http://www.engadget.com/2011/02/27/man-builds-machine-to-push-phone-buttons-from-half-a-world-away/
 by Sean Hollister

...Called the Caduceus, it's a telepresence machine that does just one thing -- it controls every single button on each of those three phones with a series of servo motors and actuator cables, and moves a pendulum-like webcam so he can clearly see each screen from wherever he happens to be. .
See the video: Man builds machine to push phone buttons from half a world away (video) originally appeared on Engadget on Sun, 27 Feb 2011 11:18:00 EDT

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