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D3: iRobot Makes a Grand Claim

Colin Angle, CEO of iRobot: “The baby boomer generation aren’t going to want to live in assisted living. They’re fiercely independent. The successors to these simple home robots will one day allow the baby boomers to stay at home.” It’s…

  • May 23, 2005

Colin Angle, CEO of iRobot: “The baby boomer generation aren’t going to want to live in assisted living. They’re fiercely independent. The successors to these simple home robots will one day allow the baby boomers to stay at home.” It’s plausible that these simple machines are the start of something significant: the return of domestic servants.

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