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Battling Robots Shoot IR Lasers At MakerCon
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One of the most attention grabbing displays at this year’s MakerCon is the demolished set of Seattle, on which radio controlled cars battle.

These bots pack an Intel Edison inside and an IR blaster and camera on their roof. You can drive them around, literally steering in any direction thanks to their omniwheel design, and battle against each other for the top score.

A camera mounted to the blaster not only allows you to check out a first person view, but could theoretically allow you to pilot your bot remotely!

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