The CEO of iRobot, Colin Angle, recently discussed his opinions on where he thinks that robots have room to grow in the home. His company is the inventor of the Roomba, the autonomous vacuuming robot for home use. Angle feels that while the technology is not quite seamless enough for a full “smart house” just yet, soon robots will be more integrated and commonplace in people’s’ homes besides the already present examples such as the Amazon Echo and the iRobot Roomba.
“We should be designing smart homes like we design robots — with sensors, inputs, and outputs that can do physical things, like controlling lighting, heating, opening up blinds, and so on.”
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