Robots can do amazing things, but many would be scuppered by the simplest of tasks – it’s a common complaint that they can’t even fold laundry.

Well, not any more. In the video above, LJ Rich of BBC Click reports on Laundroid, a Japanese clothes-folding machine created by Seven Dreamers, in partnership with Panasonic and Daiwa House.

Ok, folding takes four minutes per garment, but hey, this is progress.

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