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Dawn of the robotic butler: R2D2’s ancestors already walk (or roll) among us

By browsing the latest developments in these arenas, we can catch a glimpse of the kind of robotic butler that will likely be serving us breakfast in the decades to come.In looking at the advances made in machine learning we can, therefore, discern the “brains” of our robotic butler.

Alexa, vacuum the rug, and make it snappy — Roomba now responds to your voice

Alexa, vacuum the rug, and make it snappy — Roomba now responds to your voice If autonomy in and of itself doesn’t make your Roomba the best vacuum cleaner of all time, perhaps voice activation will do the trick.Everyone’s favorite self-driving vacuum cleaner just added an Amazon Alexa integration, allowing you to communicate with your cleaning assistant with naught but your voice.

You'll soon be able to just yell at your Roomba to clean your filthy home

You'll soon be able to just yell at your Roomba to clean your filthy home The connected home is finally starting to come together harmoniously, and it's all thanks to Amazon's Alexa.Just bark "Alexa, ask Roomba to begin cleaning.

Dog learns to turn off home robot, and it's serious about it

Dog learns to turn off home robot, and it's serious about it In the emerging war of pets versus home robots, things have now ratcheted up from furry-faced consternation over mechanical invaders to fighting back using paw and snout.That's the scene in this latest video featuring Shasta the dog foiling her owner's attempt to clean the living room by using dog wits to repeatedly turn off a Roomba vacuum cleaner.

Dog who loves peace and quiet learns how to turn off a Roomba

Dog who loves peace and quiet learns how to turn off a Roomba Most dog owners know canines are not exactly fans of vacuum cleaners.In a YouTube video titled, “Dog Turns off Roomba,” a red lab takes the canine vs.