GIZMAG -- Because fat cats are a problem
"It is a fantastic invention," commented Miss Ramonella Bumpkins of Plymouth (England). "My boyfriend, Jason Potter, tends to spend most of the weekend watching TV from the comfort of the sitting-room's sofa, a can of beer in hand. (Not the same can of beer for more than 25 mins on average.) With Felik, it will tease him and, when he gets up to go to the kitchen (or the loo, inevitably), Felik will interact with him and encourage Jason to move about a bit. Jason might lose weight as a result. It's a win-win situation. If Felik can talk, I might be able to have a conversation with it too..."
Designed by Seattle-based startup Angry Lychee, the Wi-Fi-connected Felik is intended to be mounted on a wall or placed on a shelf, and is equipped with an infrared camera that it uses to detect ...