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cross-keys
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Engineers and dogs (probably OT - apologies)

Wed Mar 13, 2013 8:03 pm

I'm guessing the embedded system is not a RPi, but I thought it would be of interest anyway.

Sorry if it's old hat and you've seen it before ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rTEMRo-IcGk

There's obviously some intelligence in the device - check 0:33

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Re: Engineers and dogs (probably OT - apologies)

Wed Mar 13, 2013 8:08 pm

Great idea.

I wonder how they taught the dog to drop the ball in the right place.

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Re: Engineers and dogs (probably OT - apologies)

Thu Mar 14, 2013 10:05 am

Brilliant.

My dog wouldn't like it.
His prefered variation on the "fetch" game was: I throw it, he runs after it, picks it up, shakes it around, then drops it and waits for me to come along and fetch it.

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Re: Engineers and dogs (probably OT - apologies)

Thu Mar 14, 2013 10:57 am

<weg>Imagine if the raise mechanism broke. Do you thing the ball would go fetch the dog? </weg>
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