Hate folding clothes? This robot will do it for you

Hate folding clothes? This robot will do it for you
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Scientists have created a new robot, which may be a savior to all those people who hate folding their clothes. It is capable of establishing the type of fabric with help of digital cameras as its \"eyes\" and sensitive grippers as its \"hands\", the Independent reported.

London: Scientists have created a new robot, which may be a savior to all those people who hate folding their clothes. It is capable of establishing the type of fabric with help of digital cameras as its "eyes" and sensitive grippers as its "hands", the Independent reported.


The 8ft-high robot, nicknamed Dextrous Blue, has pressure sensors into its grippers, which makes it "feel" the texture of the clothing, and rubs the material, with small microphones to pick up the sound given off. However, the since the folding task proved difficult for the robot, the scientists hope to replace the robot's cake-cutter like appendages with prosthetic hands, for 100 per cent accuracy.

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