karen_w_newton (karen_w_newton) wrote,
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karen_w_newton

Finally, someone is working on getting rid of housework!

To heck with industrial robots, or dancing robots or any other kind of robots! What we need is something that will take care of all those chores around the house that no one want to do.  As a first start, a Spanish furniture company called OHEA has created a "smart bed," a bed that can make itself. If the embed code (pun!) works, here's the video from the article. 




It looks like the bed is in the video has no top sheet, not unusual in Europe, and that is requires special duvet covers to work as shown. Not as good as an actual all-purpose household robot, but it's a start!
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