Have you ever wondered what would happened if you took home networking one step beyond your computer's interface?  For instance, what if your furniture took the plates to the dishwasher?  Adam Lassy, a brooklyn designer and NYU student decided to hack his Ikea furniture to create Feng Shui robots.


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Ikea Robotics - "marketing" video from adam lassy on Vimeo.

Adam added proximity sensors and motorized wheels allowing the furniture to rearrange itself based on how many people are in the room.
 


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Ikea Robotics - Animals from adam lassy on Vimeo.

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on: hacked Ikea furniture via @jpenabickley