Researchers Unveil Wii Remote Control For Mower
And if you don't feel like riding a battery- or gas-powered mower, you may soon be able to sit back and mow your lawn with a Wii remote controller. Our last word in business is lazy man's lawn mower. Researchers in Denmark recently unveiled it, and it's pretty basic. You tilt the remote forward, the mower drives forward. Tilt it back, the mower goes in reverse. You can program the borders of your lawn and let the mower mow on its own. Researchers used a standard Wii remote controller and Bluetooth technology. One of them says the goal is to make grass-cutting more efficient.
And that's the business news on MORNING EDITION from NPR News. I'm Renee Montagne, and Steve Inskeep will be back with us tomorrow.
NPR transcripts are created on a rush deadline by a contractor for NPR, and accuracy and availability may vary. This text may not be in its final form and may be updated or revised in the future. Please be aware that the authoritative record of NPR's programming is the audio.