iRobot CEO Colin Angle talks to IBTimes UK about how Star Wars inspired him to found the robotics company, and how he thinks robots will develop in the future.

iRobot's flagship Roomba consumer cleaning robots have so far sold over 10 million units worldwide, and today, a brand new line of Roomba 800 series vacuum cleaners and Scooba 450 floor scrubbing robots were launched for the European market.

The company also makes medical robots to help specialists to diagnose patients remotely, and military robots called PackBots that have been used in the Afghanistan and Iraq wars, as well to patrol the 2014 Fifa World Cup stadiums in Brazil for signs of trouble.

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