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Open-source Raspberry Pi-powered PetBot looks after your pooch

Nov 11, 2013, 19:00 (1 Talkback[s])

Pets are great company to have, but they need looking after when you are away. That’s what the Raspberry Pi-powered open-source PetBot aims to do, never leaving your precious pooch alone.

While at work, on your commute or away for the weekend, the PetBot allows you to interact with your furry friend remotely using a remote controlled webcam, image recognition and treat dispenser.

The PetBot stands about the height of about six books, and is looking for $20,000 CAD in funding on Kickstarter, with a $150 CAD (£90) pledge securing a steel PetBot.

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