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Snackbot, the vending machine that serves you


February 25, 2010
By Dvice.com

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Snackbot, the vending machine that serves you
After two years in the making, finally a vending machine that comes to you with your snacks.

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Feb. 25, 2010 – Two years of work for Carnegie Mellon University's Paul Rybski and
his team of students, the combined minds of 17 other faculty members,
and a $20,000 cocktail including a laser navigation system, sonar
sensors and stereo camera-eyes all led to one marvelous invention: the
Snackbot. Yes, as you've no doubt already surmised by the name, we're
talking about a robot that serves snacks.

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