Don’t you just hate folding clothes? Yeah, me too. It’s something you’re either good at or bad at. Don’t worry about learning how to fold the perfect shirt – close those YouTube tutorial tabs, young newlywed – a robot is available to solve the problem for you. A group of engineers has released the FoldiMate.
All you do is add your favorite fabric softener and then let the machine do its work. Watch the video below and see if you can control the urge of going to their website and getting your preorder in for the FoldiMate.
Unfortunately, right now, the FoldiMate can’t help with bed sheets, and it can’t help with socks or small garments either. Oh well. Nonetheless, the company maintains: “FoldiMate is like having a friend that folds the laundry for you. All you have to do is easily feed it using our patented Easy Clipping technology with takes about 3 seconds.”
It takes 15 to 20 items of clothing at a time, and if you add too any items, it will shout at you. The team behind FoldiMate hope to have the robot released and in your living room by 2018. It will cost “between $700 and $800”.
So, if folding clothes genuinely perturbs you enough to part with $800, then consider yourself a proud owner of the FoldiMate. Check the video out. You’ll want one.