The genius’ at Red Pepper Land came up with a fantastic way to get Siri to pour you a cold glass of beer, completely hands free, using Twitter, an Arduino controller and an R/C toy car. They call it Beeri, and I want it. Like, I want it this weekend, for my birthday!
When Beeri sees a new Tweet containing the word “pour” she triggers the sequence of preprogrammed pour commands (go, stop, adjust) that interface with the truck’s circuit board to control her movement. Her route is preprogrammed (drive straight) until her two proximity detectors sense her moving away from the puncture wall after impact. This allows her to halt the driving sequence and adjust to a 6 inch depth in order to get the beer to enter the funnel. With a clean pint glass underneath to collect the liquid gold, the only thing left to do is enjoy your tasty beverage.
No one promised it wouldn’t messy, but the future always promises fun. Good luck and enjoy! Oh and Happy Birthday to me on Saturday! Check out the video below for all the details!
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