Why has no one made a machine yet that charges itself?
And I don't mean 'charging itself' by using its own energy that it generates. For example I was thinking about drones. What if you could have charging stations for programmed drones and when they're low on battery, they fly to a charging station and charge themselves.
Please keep in mind when answering this question that I literally have 0 knowledge about technology. I just saw a video about someone programming a drone to follow his face so it flew automatically to keep his face in the frame. That's how I thought of this.
I feel really dumb right now LOL thanks for the answers :)
- skeptikLv 73 weeks agoFavorite Answer
There are battery-powered lawnmowers that do exactly that.
As does the Roomba vacuum cleaner.Source(s): https://www.husqvarna.com/us/products/robotic-lawn... https://store.irobot.com/default/roomba-vacuuming-...
- HandsomeRockusLv 43 weeks ago
The vacuum robots do the same.
- GregLv 73 weeks ago
Ever heard of a Roomba?
- Mr. SmartypantsLv 73 weeks ago
From the beginning of the 'robotics revolution', robots have been designed that know when their batteries are low and go to a charging station and hook up and recharge themselves.
Most of the more expensive drones (> $500) can follow someone or something, or focus on something as they go by. That's a very common feature in drone software these days. A drone being operated 'autonomously' could easily decide when it was time to land and connect itself to the charger. I'm sure somewhere there are drones that do that.