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    • CommentAuthorKosmopolit
    • CommentTimeJul 25th 2009
    Sorry couldn't think of a cute title for this one.

    Dustcart is a pilot program for a robot vehicle that goes door to door collecting rubbish.

    That's kind of a dull application but is this the first autonomous vehicle designed to operate in the real world?
    • CommentTimeJul 25th 2009
    Combine them with the EATR technology! "Bring out yer dead, bring out yer dead!" Or put a plasma vaporizer in there too for non-organic waste, & you've got an all-in-one mobile waste disposal unit.
    • CommentAuthorlooneynerd
    • CommentTimeJul 25th 2009
    This seems like a good idea to me, on the surface... but I can just imagine the vandalism that would take place on the things, and the high cost to repair...
    • CommentAuthorMechanist
    • CommentTimeJul 25th 2009
    I'm having a time out until I can learn some manners.
    Didn't the company who owns that EATR tech say "it can't eat flesh"?