What started out as a school project is now on its way to becoming the next big thing. On Tuesday Students from Bluefield State College debuted a new remote controlled lawn mower to Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.V.)
The machine is formally known as the R-C-Zero-Turn. It works by simply using a hand operated remote and can be controlled from inside the house.
Devin Cortelles, helped build the machine. He said the machine is a great tool for those who are disabled.
“When we really saw the capabilities that this really has to help people get independence back to be able to do the normal things that people take for granted and for the one that are able its just a cool lawn mower, ” Cotelles said.
In addition to mowing grass, the machine can also be used for towing objects and plowing snow.