Panasonic reveals robotic fridge that moves autonomously

Once you’re comfy on the sofa, there’s nothing worse than having to tear yourself away to grab a snack from the fridge.

But having to move from your seat could soon be a thing of the past, if Panasonic’s latest 'Movable Fridge' prototype is brought to life.

Panasonic has revealed what it believes is the fridge of the future – a device on wheels that can navigate its way around your kitchen autonomously.

The device comes to you when you call it, can provide you with food and drinks and can even clear away your dirty dishes.

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Panasonic has revealed what it believes is the fridge of the future – a device on wheels that can navigate its way around your kitchen autonomously

Panasonic has revealed what it believes is the fridge of the future – a device on wheels that can navigate its way around your kitchen autonomously

ROBOTIC FRIDGE

The simple white fridge responds to voice commands, such as ‘Come to the living room’, or ‘Go to the kitchen table.’

It then navigates its way to your chosen destination autonomously.

The device learns the layout of the kitchen, but can also respond to unexpected items in its path.

A spokesperson for Panasonic told MailOnline: ‘The fridge can see things up to 15 centimetre ahead of it.

Panasonic showed the futuristic fridge at the IFA conference in Berlin today, on its ‘Better Living Tomorrow’ stand.

The simple white fridge responds to voice commands, such as ‘Come to the living room’, or ‘Go to the kitchen table.’

It then navigates its way to your chosen destination autonomously.

The device learns the layout of the kitchen, but can also respond to unexpected items in its path.

The device is linked to a database that provides details about every bottle of in your Panasonic fridge. 

It can then offer up suggestions about the best food to go with your beverage.

It also

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