This little robot pooch may be adorable, but it doesn’t mince its words when telling you how much your feet smell.
The Japanese made robot has an odour sensor built into its nose, and will trot over to greet you, bending down to sniff your feet.
If your feet smell okay, it will wag its tail. Moderate stink will elicit a bark. But if your feet really smell, little Hana-chan will keel over and pass out momentarily on the ground.
Here’s an early prototype:
The little bot was made by Japan’s Next Technology, the commercial spinoff of the National Institute of Technology Kitakyushu College. Read more…