I just saw a great article in Popular Mechanics about iRobot's latest creation: Ava
Here's a video of the new robot taken at the recent CES show in Vegas:
This inspires a lot of thought and ideas for future business opportunities in Robotics. With the ipad being used to control it, it will be very easy for developers to create unique apps to take advantage of it's capabilities. I bet this will be a hot platform for future entrepreneurs!