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This article was published on June 24, 2008

Readybot; R2D2’s ancestor will clean your house

Readybot; R2D2’s ancestor will clean your house
Boris Veldhuijzen van Zanten
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Boris Veldhuijzen van Zanten

Founder & board member, TNW

Boris is a serial entrepreneur who founded not only TNW, but also V3 Redirect Services (sold), HubHop Wireless Internet Provider (sold), and Boris is a serial entrepreneur who founded not only TNW, but also V3 Redirect Services (sold), HubHop Wireless Internet Provider (sold), and pr.co. Boris is very active on Twitter as @Boris and Instagram: @Boris.

Clean the kitchen, pick up and sort all the toys, clean out the garbage, water the plants and wipe the table. That is what the Readybot, Roomba‘s bigger sister, will be able to do in your house while you are away. This is clearly version 0.1, as you can see in the movie, but with a little imagination you can easily see this evolve into R2D2. The head is there and the arms too. Now all we need is a little speed and more intelligence and the ability to accept or deny friendsrequests on Facebook on your behalf.

[youtube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JtP1zFZM0Zo]

Found at BRIGHT (Dutch only)