Foldy The Laundry Folding Robot Is Qualified To Work At The Gap

Folding laundry is right up there with making the bed on the list of mundane household chores I don't want to do. Fortunately, Foldy can fold faster than a Gap employee (but slower than Superman on laundry day).

Foldy The Laundry Folding Robot Is Qualified To Work At The Gap

Designed by Professor Masahiko Inami and his team at Keio University, Foldy the robot uses commands entered into a PC program along with a ceiling-mounted camera to locate and properly fold your laundry every time. After folding instructions for various types of clothing have been entered into the program, Foldy can work autonomously. A RC vehicle is probably not the most practical device for this purpose, but I'm glad to see that someone has invested a lot of time and effort in solving this critical problem. Until a commercial solution arrives, I'll stick with my current system:

Foldy The Laundry Folding Robot Is Qualified To Work At The Gap

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