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Jordan Correa, a developer on the Microsoft Robotics Team concerned that his dog wasn't getting enough playtime while he and his wife work long hours,

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Dog Days at Microsoft: Jordan Correa Builds a Robot to Entertain His Beloved Pet

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Jordan Correa, a developer on the Microsoft Robotics Team concerned that his dog wasn't getting enough playtime while he and his wife work long hours, has built a remotely operated robot for interacting and playing with his pet over the Internet. Named "DarwinBot" after his dog, Darwin, the robot is entirely remote-controlled over the Internet. It can throw a ball, retrieve it with its arm, and even dispense doggy treats. After the jump, watch DarwinBot and his creator.

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