Semicon storage

From: Gene Buckle <>
Date: Mon Dec 18 18:03:47 2000

> huge bin filled with bar-coded cases and a robot arm that picks up each case
> examines the barcode and then if it's not the correct one drops the case
> into another huge bin. When the robot is through sorting the bin then you
> have two pieces of information the, identify of all of your chips and an
> inventory.
> We really should think of elegant computer solutions for problems that deal
> with computers instead of simple mechanical ones. This solution would
> involve robots, computer vision, barcodes, scanning and databases. You
> could create an entire industry to solve a simple problem, start a company,
> have a IPO, make millions, laugh all the way to the bank.

Two words: Lego Mindstorm. :)

Received on Mon Dec 18 2000 - 18:03:47 GMT

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