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Converting your cabrio to a campervan should soon be a possibility.

Now, a New York startup has developed a versatile machine to keep your house and garden shipshape all year round.

The cordless robot can be turned into a lawn mower, leaf-blower or snow plough by attaching one of three different modules.

The area to be cleaned is defined in an app and an algorithm calculates the best route.

Onboard GPS, sensors and a camera ensure the robot completes jobs with centimetre precision.

Obstacles are recorded, analysed by an artificial intelligence and avoided. The robot’s status can be monitored in real time, including its return to the charging station once done.

Other robots, meanwhile, can harvest coconuts or remove microplastics.

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