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Tiny mechanical mouse-like robots straight out of the 1940's created from watch parts. (Read
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|"I guess its Citizen's answer to Epson's EMRoS robots:
(Adi 3/7/2006 11:12:41 PM)
|"with light sensor array, flash memory and proper software, it could serve as a scanner that crawls on top of paper. External computer would have to combine all the data to one coherent picture.
with solar cells, something like that might do reconnaissance in iraq's streets
(leviret 3/8/2006 6:31:09 AM)
|"Leviret - cool idea! I've been interested in those pen-sized scanners that would let you grab text from a page with the same sort of motion as using a highlighter pen. But what if you could just pull this little lighter-sized bot out of your pocket and put it on the page..."
(Bill Christensen 3/11/2006 9:16:22 PM)
|"Adi - I think that my kids had a couple of these; I can't remember if my sister brought them back from Japan or not. Here's a pic -
(Bill Christensen 3/11/2006 9:18:14 PM)
|"Something like that could serve as a printer-scanner. The scanner hardware features are needed for navigation - to know where to put ink or where to burn laser paper black. Paper is better to be dirty, marked or translucent to table patterns.
(leviret 3/14/2006 10:39:47 AM)
|"I need Eco-Bee!!!"
( 3/23/2006 10:39:18 AM)
(me 10/28/2008 3:42:19 PM)
|"How can I buy this robot?(eco be)
(raheleh olfatkhah 10/30/2008 2:25:51 AM)
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