Hacked Gadgets Forum

October 1, 2007

iRobot ConnectR – Family Robot

at 5:14 am. Filed under Complex Hacks, Computer Hacks, Cool Gadgets

The latest iRobot is the ConnectR, looks like this could be a great hackable robotic platform. It will be available soon for the mass market but unfortunately it is currently only being made available for a select few to test it.

Video after the jump.

“Don’t miss out on special moments at home even when you are away. The iRobot ConnectR is a fun new way to see, talk to and interact with your loved ones, friends and pets – when you can’t be there in person. Combining the latest in Internet communications and robot technology, ConnectR lets you virtually visit with loved ones, relatives and pets anytime you wish – seeing, hearing and interacting with them in their home as if you were there in person.

* Participate in family moments even though you’re working late
* On a business trip? Read your kids a story and see their faces light up
* Join the fun from near or far
* Throw a party from a thousand miles away
* Tell Fido he’s a “good boy” even while you’re on vacation”