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GraffitiWriter Automated Graffiti Robot

FINALLY!

— November 20, 2005 — Tech
Finally, it's what I've always been waiting for! A 9.3 MPH robotic grafitti robot! GraffitiWriter can be controlled remotely and programmed to 'write text' (which is code for spray paint your propaganda everywhere). In other words, you can replace your old remote control car (the one with the spray paint can duct taped to the back), because GraffitiWriter is already set up to accomodate your vandalism needs.

GraffitiWriter is a tele-operated field programable robot which employs a custom built array of spray cans to write linear text messages on the ground at a rate of 15 kilometers per hour. The printing process is similar to that of a dot matrix printer. GraffitiWriter can be deployed in any highly controlled space or public event from a remote location. - GraffitiWriter Website


I was more focussed on Graffiti Writer for my own personal use, but imagine the implications for guerilla marketers!

If your looking into buying, make sure to check out StreetWriter, because it makes writing visible from low flying aircraft:
The expanded width of StreetWriter allows for messages and simple graphics that are legible from tall buildings and low flying aircraft and is capable of rendering messages that are several hundred feet in length. - GraffitiWriter Website
Trend Themes
1. Automated Graffiti Robots - The rise of automated graffiti robots will create opportunities for companies to provide innovative solutions for graffiti artists and guerilla marketers.
2. Tele-operated Field Programmable Robots - Tele-operated field programmable robots represent a new frontier for robotics and can be used in highly controlled spaces and public events, creating disruptive innovation opportunities in various industries.
3. Remote Controlled Spray Printing - The development of remote controlled spray printing technology will create opportunities for businesses to provide new solutions in the realm of art and advertising.
Industry Implications
1. Robotics Industry - The robotics industry can capitalize on the trend of automated graffiti robots and tele-operated field programmable robots, creating new opportunities for innovation in this space.
2. Advertising Industry - The rise of remote controlled spray printing technology presents opportunities for the advertising industry to create new and innovative forms of outdoor advertising.
3. Art Industry - The development of automated graffiti robots presents an opportunity for artists to create new and innovative forms of street art that go beyond the traditional manual approach.
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