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May 24, 2017 AT 11:39 am

‘Autonomous “Follow Me” Cooler’ Ensures a Cold Beverage is Always Within Reach

With a top speed of “chill” and a custom GPS app – not to mention a motorized lid – a crisp cool beverage is always within reach with this ‘Autonomous “Follow Me” Cooler.’ The ability to send waypoints to the base station to have the cooler journey to a nearby location is also a smart addition.

In this project, we use an Arduino Uno to build an autonomous “follow me” cooler. The robot cooler connects to a smartphone via Bluetooth and uses GPS to navigate. All the electronics will be contained in the base so that other objects can be carried as well.

In this video we show off our DIY Arduino Uno powered autonomous “follow me” cooler. The cooler connects to your smartphone via bluetooth and uses GPS coordinates streamed from your phone to follow you. All the electronics are be contained in the base so that other objects can be carried as well. It’s great to use at a tailgate or a BBQ in the park.

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