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Arduno Home Robot

Hello, I am planning on making a butler bot or home bot what ever you want to call it. It is going to use an arduino for a brain. Anyway I was wondering about what I should make it do so I am asking you to be creative and tell me; If you had your own robot that could do anything what would it do?

Be creative any Idea is appreciated.


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Thanks for the great Ideas. Everyone else fell free to reply too.

Probably not too creative, but if I had a home robot that could do anything I would have it do all the 'housekeeping' jobs that bore the heck out of me!  High on the list would be anything to do with cleaning, yardwork or maintenance projects.


  • Monitor your e-mail or LMR RSS feed (e.g., Totoro Yamada's e-mail checker robot)
  • Announce you have physical mail (e.g., Gareth's Cry Baby)
  • Wake you up in the morning (e.g., isotope's Mr Wake)
  • Attend a meeting/function in your place (e.g., brantlew's telepresence robot)
  • Serve drinks (e.g., a barbot)
  • Announce the weather, news or other info from online sources
  • Tell jokes, play games, speak in a snooty accent (e.g. Chris the Carpenter's Walter)