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[Brisbane Times] The doughnut will show you to your room.

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Who needs a guide when you have a floating doughnut?

That's the philosophy behind a new blimp set to guide guests around the CSIRO's Queensland Centre for Advanced Technologies facility at Pullenvale.

Queensland University of Technology avionics engineering student Bryan Huang spent 11 weeks at the Brisbane complex designing and creating the doughnut-shaped blimp during his summer scholarship with CSIRO.
This was built by a student at my university. Video at the source as well.

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So boss, I would love to be led to my hotel room by a hovering shiny doughnut. Not sure how people will take to it being so wide, though; getting a baggage cart past it would not be fun in some hotel halls. Also, I see speakers to tell people things like, "Here is your room, Mr. Jones."

As a programmer with a foot in AI I have massive respect for this kind of stuff. 12 weeks is awesome for this guy.
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