Remote Control Car Goes Shopping

Personal robots don't have to be super high tech to get the job done. Kael Schoerlin has a FPV RC car (a remote control car with a camera) with a transparent cargo bed and he's not afraid to use it. When he ran out of fish food, he sent the car to get it! The car doesn't have a speaker, but can communicate pretty well by opening its bed and tooting its horn. It also has a tiny "driver" wearing a cowboy hat that will nod its head by remote control. The employees at Petco were delighted to be visited by a toy buying food for a fish, and even more delighted when it responded to them in its own limited way.

The original video is at TikTok. The car also went to get a banana and negotiated a deal, delivered a donation to a food drive, and purchased candy.  -Thanks, WTM!

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That video made me smile. The sales clerk was really sweet and super helpful. She seemed to get a real kick out of the whole experience. Maybe the 'car' could be modified so it could speak to the clerk? Or not. It seems like it would be more fun with just beeps and such.
Anyway, thanks for posting this clip. It's nice to watch something that makes us smile.
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