Here’s a fun DIY project for a lazy weekend: a phone-controlled Roomba hack using “RoombaCtrl”, “a small Java program for your Bluetooth- and J2ME-compatible phone.” Videos after the jump. More information here.
Ever since Bluetooth adapters for Roombas appeared, I’ve wanted to control my Roomba with a cell phone. Thankfully, Mobile Processing wraps up the ugly details, like Processing does for normal Java. It makes writing little programs for your phone pretty easy, and makes whipping up a program to control a Roomba possible