Robots are creeping into our homes. They are hoovering, cleaning floors and washing windows as well as cooking food. Tanya Powley looks at why robotic devices are becoming more prevalent.
Filmed by Steve Ager and Petros Gioumpasis. Edited by Petros Gioumpasis. Produced by Tanya Powley. Photos by Getty Images. Additional Footage by iRobot and Bosch.