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Bar2d2 on the Discovery channel

Happy-hour

The friendly robotic bartender we’ve covered a couple of times before hit the airwaves last week. [Jamie], the inventor of Bar2d2 sent in a link to video of the barkeeper in action. The story runs from 0:30-4:40 and covers a bit about the build, the conversion to automatic drink mixing, and plenty of happy liquor-guzzling party goers.

We get a good look at the drink ordering interface called Lazy Drinker. It runs on a laptop and communicates wirelessly with Bar2d2. Looks like you can get your hands on the software for free but the hardware, either in kit form or assembled, is going to cost you. Want to see how the dispenser kits are put together? Don’t miss the illustrated assembly instructions.

[image: popsci]

Comments

  1. japkin says:

    Awesome job, Jamie! I wish I could have gone to see it in person at DragonCon.

  2. BigD145 says:

    The Discovery Channel has really gone downhill.

  3. Theregoes_the_neighborhood says:

    here we go again…

  4. OMGrant says:

    I did see it in person at dragon*con!

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