Roomba APIs coming soon…(part II)

Roomba APIs coming soon…(part II)

Lg Angle C Great interview with Colin from iRobot! What sort of add-ons could you have for the Roomba? Angle: For the Roomba, there is a group that’s working very seriously and looking at the idea of using the Roomba as a physical avatar. I might log into a Web page and see what the robot sees, hear what the robot hears and be able to drive the robot from my Web page. Over time, there’ll be probably more of this type of interest. The rate at which it becomes economically interesting? I’ve no idea. We’re putting up the APIs and doing what we can to encourage people. Link.

2 thoughts on “Roomba APIs coming soon…(part II)

  1. tacom8 says:

    Hey neato, well my plan is to duct tape a remote control onto the roomba and have him (it?) tape tv shows i may have forgotten to tape while i am out and about via the web. and maybe make coffee in the morning i dont think that would be too much to ask…

  2. TVarmy says:

    Make the roomba the coffee machine…

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