(Bloomberg) -- Most staple removers fit in the palm of your hand. This one would fill your living room and uses robotics and artificial intelligence.

Ripcord, a startup backed with a $9.5 million funding round led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, has created a machine its founders think is key to solving a huge problem faced by companies as they try to access data that hasn’t made it into the information age – billions of boxes of paper files.

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