Android robot controlled via Bluetooth

Those of you with diabolical dreams of sending forth a robot army to take over the world may be one step closer yet! The robot that Hideyuki Takei and Reo Matsumura have designed may not be capable of much movement as of yet, but the phone-to-robot interaction via bluetooth is no less a feat of design. Plus, cool-points for using the familiar green mascot as the chasis and R2D2 sound effects. Just check out the video:

For anyone who wants one of their very own, for good:

or for evil:

it seems to be a viable side-project for now, but here’s hoping for the future!

[via tgdaily]