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Coin Laundry Calls When Your Clothes Are Clean


Kyoto Laundry Service wants to make your life easier, or at least, more interesting than sitting in a laundromat watching your clothes go round and round and rou... where was I?

Anyway, treating the washing machine like a TV is no way to go through life, son (or daughter), though the programs can be much more interesting.

KLS has a better idea: leave the washing to them while you stretch your legs surveying the street scene. Your clothes will be just fine and if they need you, they'll call you – or at least, the washing machine will.

KLS's “Hello Call” service puts the washer in touch with your mobile phone, allowing you to monitor the progress of your laundry from a remote location. It's like something out of Futurama, only 990 years early! The key word is “monitor”, as the system does much more than just sound a tone when the wash cycle ends.





Does your washer need more detergent? “Rrrrring!” Time to add fabric softener? “Rrrrrrrrrrring!!” Is the machine suffering a major malfunction and smoking like a forest fire? “Rrrrrrrrrrrrrrrring!!!”

Erm, maybe you'd better just stay put and shop for dinner later on. Besides, “As The World Turns” is on! (via Akky Akimoto, images via KLS)

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Steve Levenstein
J A P A N O R A M A
InventorSpot.com

Comments
May 24, 2012
by Anonymous

Big demand for in the US

Pls franchise to the US, huge demand for alone,
since everyone has celphone, Iphone, Ipad for use.
Awesome.

May 28, 2012
by Anonymous

corporate gifts

Your summaries are always top-notch. Thanks for keeping us apprised. I’m reading every word here.