Meet the real transformers: Best robots of the year (video)

From robots that fold laundry to robots built to respond to disasters, SmartPlanet correspondent Sumi Das brings you the best of 2011.

From an autonomous car to a robot built to respond to disasters to a robot that can fold towels a la Rosie from "The Jetsons," these are just some of the amazing machines that caught the attention of SmartPlanet this year.

SmartPlanet correspondent Sumi Das takes a look back at the best robots of 2011.

This video originally appeared on SmartPlanet with the headline "SmartPlanet's best robots of 2011."

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