Garbage-seeking waste basket moves to catch any trash thrown at it (w/Video)

from GizMag.com

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20:38 July 24, 2012

We’ve all done it: you toss a piece of trash at a nearby waste basket only to have it ricochet off the edge, forcing you to make that shameful walk to go pick it up and drop it in carefully. You only have your own hand-eye coordination skills to blame, but if you think about it, shouldn’t collecting trash be the garbage can’s job? That certainly seems to be the thought process that led one Japanese inventor to construct a smart trash can that tracks garbage tossed in its general direction and then moves across the floor to catch it. . . . Read Complete Report

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