There's now a home robot that irons your clothes

Ironing may soon be a thing of the past thanks to a new home laundry robot named Effie.

The new technology can take 12 pieces of clothing from wet to dry and perfectly press them in no time.

It takes just three minutes per item to iron and six minutes to dry and iron. It will even alert you that your clothes are ready via an app on your phone.

Designed by 27-year-old mechanical engineers Rohan Kamdar and Trevor Kerth, the world-first home ironing system has a slim line design, so it can be easily stored, and all you need to do is add water and scent pods.

The designers claim that using the machine is as simple as placing 12 pieces of clothing on the specially designed coat hangers and pressing start.

All clothing types from kid’s cloths through to XXL adult sizes can be used in the machine. It even promises to leave bed sheets, pillow cases and towels crease-free.

Sounds like a dream come true for those who hate ironing. But it will cost you. The revolutionary robot will set you back an estimated AU$1182, costing much more than your average iron.

But it does work a little differently to a normal iron. Although it does use some steam, it mainly uses tension and pulling to remove creases.

Although Effie may seem futuristic, we may be seeing the robot in homes come March, 2018.

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