Robots in the House

Rocketboom Tech correspondent Ellie Rountree talks about the advancement of home robots from 1982 to today.

This episode was made in collaboration with Intel!
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Story Links:

NYT: Planning Domesticated Robots
http://www.theoldrobots.com/images17/dc17.JPG

Android Amusement Corp
http://www.theoldrobots.com/android.html

Boys and Robots Will Be Boys
http://www.theoldrobots.com/images17/dc9.JPG

Tomy Omnibot 5402 From 1984 in Action!

Omnibot 5402/TR5000 By Tomy
http://www.theoldrobots.com/omnibot.html

Talking Robie 2

Furby Commercial 2000-Ain’t No Furby Like Mine
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xNnbUaKarXQ

Personal Robots CYE
http://www.personalrobots.com/inthenews/pr/listing.html

Cye Pictures
http://www.pioneernet.net/johnc/cyegallery.htm

First Generation Roomba Commercial

Floorwashing
http://store.irobot.com/category/index.jsp?categoryId=3334444&cp=2804605&ab=CMS_IRBT_Storefront_090809_floorwashing

Shopsweeping
http://store.irobot.com/category/index.jsp?categoryId=3334468&cp=2804605&ab=CMS_IRBT_Storefront_090809_shopsweeping

Floorwashing
http://store.irobot.com/category/index.jsp?categoryId=3334444&cp=2804605&ab=CMS_IRBT_Storefront_090809_floorwashing

Guttercleaning
http://store.irobot.com/category/index.jsp?categoryId=3334470&cp=2804605&ab=CMS_IRBT_Storefront_090809_guttercleaning

Robomow
http://www.friendlyrobotics.com/videos/robomow/

Paradise Robotics Lawnbott Evolution LB3210

Husqvarna AutoMower at work

RIBA

CMU
ย http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/11/Cmu_panorama.jpg

Personal Robotics in Pittsburgh
http://blogs.intel.com/research/2008/11/personal_robotics_in_pittsburg.php

Autonomous Manipulation (IRP2008)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nhx9KZwl_5A

Duration : 0:3:43



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25 responses to “Robots in the House”

  1. foodaggression Avatar
    foodaggression

    I Hail our future …
    I Hail our future robotic overlords!

  2. ForBeatsSake Avatar
    ForBeatsSake

    Robot are the …
    Robot are the future. Just sit back and watch.

  3. katsujinken10 Avatar
    katsujinken10

    I’m glad that I’m …
    I’m glad that I’m both young enough to see robot servants in my lifetime but old enough that I’ll probably die before the robot revolution.

  4. iagonizante Avatar
    iagonizante

    This was really …
    This was really interesting..

  5. FAKoLL Avatar
    FAKoLL

    AHAHAH HE IS! HOLY …
    AHAHAH HE IS! HOLY F*** EVERYONE RUN!

  6. TaklitMarion Avatar
    TaklitMarion

    RIBA looks like …
    RIBA looks like pedobear XD

  7. darkjediken323 Avatar
    darkjediken323

    to heck with all …
    to heck with all that when do i get a robot girl friend?

  8. OmegaGraham Avatar
    OmegaGraham

    I like Ellie, she’s …
    I like Ellie, she’s gorgeous and a good presenter. Sometimes she makes the freakiest facial expressions which is kinda funny.

  9. ewshorts Avatar
    ewshorts

    THATS LEGIT
    THATS LEGIT

  10. MannenStudios Avatar
    MannenStudios

    2:30 PEDOBEAR?!
    2:30 PEDOBEAR?!

  11. penutwi Avatar
    penutwi

    one step closer to …
    one step closer to robots taking over the world :/

  12. justinv3 Avatar
    justinv3

    HAWT
    HAWT

  13. risingsakura Avatar
    risingsakura

    brief, but …
    brief, but informative video. good stuff.

  14. Anonymkis Avatar
    Anonymkis

    Pedobear lol
    Pedobear lol

  15. elspethjane Avatar
    elspethjane

    Cool, glad you can …
    Cool, glad you can use it in your research!

  16. elspethjane Avatar
    elspethjane

    Kip!
    Kip!

  17. elspethjane Avatar
    elspethjane

    Thank you!!
    Thank you!!

  18. aelia92 Avatar
    aelia92

    Ellie > Molly
    Ellie > Molly

  19. Aliyns Avatar
    Aliyns

    Awesome video, the …
    Awesome video, the new perspective suites your correspondence Ellie!

  20. whateverfin Avatar
    whateverfin

    Great vid!
    Great vid!

  21. lordedvard8 Avatar
    lordedvard8

    wow shes sexy ;P
    wow shes sexy ;P

  22. drunkenstate Avatar
    drunkenstate

    i cant wait ๐Ÿ˜€
    i cant wait ๐Ÿ˜€

  23. Tanru2000 Avatar
    Tanru2000

    Can’t wait till …
    Can’t wait till they have those bending robots. I’ve heard they’re kinda sassy. ๐Ÿ˜€

  24. Wikkets Avatar
    Wikkets

    Awesome! Love …
    Awesome! Love robots! ๐Ÿ™‚

  25. BlitzWing00 Avatar
    BlitzWing00

    Great Video Ellie!
    Great Video Ellie!

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