FoldiMate has turned to equity crowdfunding as a bridge between initial trials of its laundry-folding robot and Series A fundraising.
Consumer robots still struggle as Laundroid maker Seven Dreamers files for bankruptcy
The Laundroid consumer robot, which has been at CES for the past few years, hit the usual snags of price and performance, but other household robots will come.
Laundry robots could get foothold in the home for automation
Last week, attending the Our Crowd Summit, I felt engulfed by the breadth of innovation and minds gathered in Jerusalem’s International Convention Center. Jonathan Medved’s billion-dollar crowd-funding platform has launched some of Israel’s most promising mechatronic startups, including ReWalk, Intuition Robotics, Airobotics, and Argus Cyber Security. Household robotics, such as laundry robots, could yet be the next big…
A glimpse at our robotic future: 235 start-ups reviewed
[This article first appeared on pages 191-198 in “World Robotics Service Robots 2013” published by the IFR (International Federation of Robotics) Statistical Department. Copies of that book and its companion “World Industrial Robotics 2013” both of which can be purchased here. It is reprinted with permission from the publisher.] By Frank Tobe, Editor, The Robot Report…