Nov 292005
 
The Kegbot

credit: M. Wakerly

Popular Science has an article today about the Kegbot, a keg fridge crossed with a Linux computer. Developed by software engineer Mike Wakerly, the system is built around a microcontroller that manages a valve and flowmeter that’s been integrated into the tap line of an ordinary keg fridge. The controller is interfaced to a Linux computer and software developed by Wakerly that manages user access, tracks pour totals and keg performance statistics, and publishes it all online.

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