De­mand is ris­ing for ro­botic home help

China Daily (Canada) - - CHINA - By SHI JING in Shang­hai shi­jing@chi­

No mat­ter how so­phis­ti­cated robots are or how many lat­est tech­nolo­gies have been ap­plied, con­sumers’ ex­pec­ta­tions for do­mes­tic robots still fo­cus mostly on them do­ing house­hold chores.

Sixty-four per­cent of the 5,024 con­sumers sur­veyed by Eric­s­son Con­sumer Lab world­wide said that they ex­pect do­mes­tic robots to help them with house­work such as wash­ing or cook­ing.

Such do­mes­tic robots are ex­pected to be avail­able by 2020.

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