Video: Engineering students control robot with Nintendo DS

Some French students have figured out a way to use the Nintendo DS to control a small robot. The above video shows someone controlling the robot by using the touchscreen, by tilting the DS and by using Pictochat.

Longtime readers will know that I think robots, in all their forms, are silly, but this I like. Today these kids are screwing around with robots and handheld video game systems, tomorrow they’re tackling real world problems. Take the Long Island Expressway, perhaps the worst designed road here in the U.S.

Nintendo DS + robot = awesome [SlipperyBrick]