Those blockbuster Marvel movies only show our favorite superheroes when they’re out saving the world. If you want a glimpse of what heroes like Iron Man do the rest of the time, look no further than this incredibly articulated humanoid robot called TEO, who’s recently learned to iron clothing.
Ironing sucks, but it’s the kind of precise activity that usually stumps robots. But no longer, because a wonderful team of engineers has developed a robot that can smooth the creases right out of your most wrinkled pair of pants.
I can hardly even iron my shirt without burning myself so I'm absolutely impressed with this ad showing artists ironing a sheet into famous art pieces. A few snaps of the fabric here, some presses there and all of a suddenly there's a girl with a pearl earring.
For the perpetually un-growed up among us, ironing clothes without steaming in creases in the wrong places is mostly totally impossible. Iron one side, wrinkle the crap out of the other. Repeat. Hopefully this genius invention from Quirky will save me (us, I mean us) from spending 15 minutes ironing one dress shirt.
The ironing board. One of those pieces of functional technology that hasn't really evolved much since, well, ever. No longer! At least, not if the bright minds behind the Ironing Station get their way.
Ironing, I admit, is not something I do often. Or ever. But I still appreciate the ingenuity behind Panasonic's "both-ends-are-pointed" 360° iron line-up. Now, with the 360° freestyle, they've made it a little better. By making it cordless.
Aha! I hate pulling down ironing boardsand then having to fold their screechy legs back up. Having one disguised as a mirror is a great idea that would save time and space. (Just figure out stability.) [Aissallogerot via Toxel]
Since we're content in going to work in naught but our underoos, this T-Press Trouser-pressing robot isn't really high on our wishlist. But if you're a high-flying corporate exec that needs your trousers to be pressed just to take a whiz at night, then this is just the gadget for you.
At first glance this looks like some sort of supersonic aircraft, but it's the Slider S5 Automatic Iron from Siemens, a precision instrument for those of us to whom ironing is not second nature. It's got three-position automatic shut off, can crank out gobs of steam, and has a three-section hot zone, one for…
A Brit with an ironing fetish has finished designing a large metal box—specifically, one that will wash, dry, and then iron your clothes without you having to get off the sofa. And lethargy that comes with it? No extra charge.
Made of moisture resistant multi-ply board, the Ironic board is meant to take the place of your ugly, everyday ironing board. However, in Surf and Cactus designs, it looks more appropriate for a dorm room than your living room. Cactus comes in green, brown, red and blue and Surf is available in red, yellow, blue and…