OK, so I made up that name. Windell of Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories calls it a “Rovin’ Pumpkin,” which is a perfectly respectable moniker. But it’s never going to score a juicy government defense contract for this technology, the military applications of which, I should think, are obvious. [Thanks, Becky!]

Make: Halloween Contest 2009

Microchip Technology Inc. and MAKE have teamed up to present to you the Make: Halloween Contest 2009! Show us your embedded microcontroller Halloween projects and you could be chosen as a winner.