AMP Robot Chases You With Tunes

The A.M.P. robot is a two-wheeled autonomous robot that can chase you through your house while blasting your favorite music. Although being chased by robots is usually not a fun experience (see picture below), the AMP robot (which stands for Automated Musical Personality) promises to redeem these harrowing experiences.

AMP balances on two wheels with proprietary gyroscopic technology; you can drive it yourself with a remote, or let it chase you with Track and Follow modes.


(AMP robot left side)

Readers will recognize this scene from the film I, Robot, in which Will Smith enjoys being chased by a robot; maybe if it played music...?


(Will Smith flees demolition bot in I, Robot)

I hope somebody remembers to send Will Smith one of these AMP robots - he earned it.

Update: Take a look at the Homotropic News Vending Machine from The Game Players of Titan (1963), by Philip K. Dick. End update.

Via PcMag.

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