Tired of laundry folding? AI breaks the robot folding speed record

The BiMaMa-Net neural network learned its ability to fold clothing after studying 4,300 human and machine-assisted examples, and the associated industrial robot can fold clothes from a random initial position in under 120 seconds (on average) with a success rate of 93 percent.

Additionally, SpeedFolding can generalize (apply what it has learned) to clothes of a different material, shape, or color than the clothes it trained with.

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