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Dyson Vacuums to Make Robot Vacuums

Dyson Vacuums to Make Robot Vacuums Dyson vacuums are to acquire robotic tendencies by making robot vacuums, thanks to the plans put into place by the company founder Sir James Dyson.

Apr 19 2014, 4:52am CDT

From Sci-Fi To CyPhy: iRobot Founder Takes To The Skies

From Sci-Fi To CyPhy: iRobot Founder Takes To The Skies The excerpt below comes from Forbes/Wolfe Emerging Technology Report’s recent full-length interview with Helen Greiner, co-founder of iRobot and founder and CEO of CyPhy Works. In 1990, she co-founded iRobot [...

Feb 4 2014, 9:15am CST

CES 2014: 3D Cameras, Practical Robots and Wearable Tech

CES 2014: 3D Cameras, Practical Robots and Wearable Tech The pace at which we are accelerating technology from entertainment devices into objects and connected devices that we can use in our every day lives or helps us live better, is in high gear. Less than a year ago,...

Jan 8 2014, 6:21am CST

What Will 2014 Bring?

What Will 2014 Bring? 2013 was a better year than I expected. My “What Will 2013 Bring?” post talked about 1) a rough ride for the US economy, 2) the fading consumer web, 3) tight money for start-ups, and 4) fascinating new areas of...

Dec 23 2013, 5:26am CST

Ava 500 by iRobot and Cisco is a Robot with a Difference

Ava 500 by iRobot and Cisco is a Robot with a Difference Robots have shifted from the imagination and fantasies of the wild and wooly thinkers to the very real world of offices and homes. Take the Ava 500, a robot with a difference that allows video conferences to take place from its portal and is ideal for business meetings. iRobot Corp. and Cisco TelePresence together build this marvelous robot.

Jun 10 2013, 11:51am CDT

New iRobot Roomba TV Commercial features Awesome Dancer Marquese "Nonstop" Scott

New iRobot Roomba TV Commercial features Awesome Dancer Marquese "Nonstop" Scott iRobot published a new TV commercial for the Roomba robot vacuum featuring dance sensation Marquese Scott. You have to watch the video below to believe his moves.

Apr 19 2012, 5:43am CDT

iRobot Ava Mobile Robotics Platform is powered by Google Android

iRobot Ava Mobile Robotics Platform is powered by Google Android iRobot announces Android applications for the iRobot Ava mobile robotics platform at the Google I/O 2011.

May 11 2011, 10:07am CDT

Review: The Mint Automatic Floor Cleaner

Review: The Mint Automatic Floor Cleaner Let the robots do the swiffering for you.

Mar 6 2011, 6:45pm CST

CES 2015 News
Kinect Hacked to Control Roomba Vacuum

Kinect Hacked to Control Roomba Vacuum Gesture controlled vacuum cleaner is cool

Feb 17 2011, 9:28am CST

Mint Automatic Floor Cleaner at CES 2011: #1 Robot Floor Cleaner on Amazon

Mint Automatic Floor Cleaner at CES 2011: #1 Robot Floor Cleaner on Amazon Now we've got robotic mops too.

Jan 6 2011, 10:18am CST

MORE Robots Invade CES 2011

MORE Robots Invade CES 2011 Rise of the Android Servants

Dec 28 2010, 11:54am CST

Kohl's Black Friday Ad with 400 Doorbuster Deals Unveiled

Kohl's Black Friday 2010 Sale has launched online The Kohl's Black Friday Sale with 400 early bird specials is now available on the Kohl's site. Kohl's pulled out all stops offers tons of Black Friday deals. This year all online Black Friday sales are launching very...

Nov 25 2010, 1:23am CST

Kohl's Black Friday Ad with 400 Doorbuster Deals Unveiled

Kohl's Black Friday Ad with 400 Doorbuster Deals Unveiled The Kohl's Black Friday ad with 400 early bird specials is now available on the Kohl's site. Kohl's pulled out all stops and published a cool interactive Black Friday ad where you can easily create your Black Friday...

Nov 23 2010, 10:22am CST

Robot Cleaners are on Sale on Amazon

Robot Cleaners are on Sale on Amazon Are you tired of vacuuming your floors? Get a robot to do it for you. A robot cleaner is also a great holiday gift idea. The iRobot Roomba vacuum robots are getting competition these days from other manufactures. Amazon...

Oct 31 2010, 5:37am CDT

Walmart Value of the Day: iRobot Roomba 440 Vacuum Cleaning Robot sells for $164

Walmart Value of the Day: iRobot Roomba 440 Vacuum Cleaning Robot sells for $164 Let a robot clean your floor.

Oct 28 2010, 10:15am CDT

iRobot 530 Roomba Vacuuming Robot Keeps your Dorm Room Clean, Mom won't be around

iRobot 530 Roomba Vacuuming Robot Keeps your Dorm Room Clean, Mom won't be around The iRobot 530 is available at Amazon for $271.88. One thing many students do not realize when they leave for school is that they have to clean or end up living in filth. Between classes and socializing who has time for...

Jul 12 2010, 2:30pm CDT

iRobot Black Friday Sale Starts Today Thanksgiving Day iRobot the maker of the Roomba cleaning robots just sent over their Black Friday 2-Day Sales event details. The iRobot Black Friday sale is featuring a FREE Dirt Dog robot with any robot order of $349.99 or more. This...

Nov 26 2009, 2:00am CST

iRobot continues to ship PackBots to US Military

iRobot continues to ship PackBots to US Military iRobot announced another order from the US military. This time the robot company got a $7.8 million order for 90 iRobot PackBot 510 with FasTac Kit robots and spare parts. This is the ninth order under the $286 million...

Feb 10 2009, 12:00pm CST

iRobot Roomba Pet and Pro Vacuum Robots Announced

iRobot Roomba Pet and Pro Vacuum Robots Announced iRobot has announced new robot vacuum cleaners called the Roomba 532, Roomba 562, and Roomba 610. The Roomba 532 and 562 are aimed at pet owners and are designed to pick up pet hair and dander. The Roomba 610 is a pro...

Sep 4 2008, 2:00pm CDT

Buy.com Black Friday Deals

Buy.com Black Friday Deals Buy.com offers some cool Black Friday deals today. Their promise is that they have hundreds of products with over 50% off in electronics, games and DVDs. The iRobot Roomba Discovery SE vacuum robot sells for $139.99...

Nov 23 2007, 10:00am CST

New iRobot ConnectR

New iRobot ConnectR iRobot introduces the ConnectR home robot. The iRobot ConnectR connects to your wireless network and provides VOIP-quality video and two way audio communications with a remote person. Similar in scale to the...

Sep 28 2007, 6:00am CDT

New iRobot Roomba 530 and Roomba 560

New iRobot Roomba 530 and Roomba 560 iRobot announces new Roomba 530 and Roomba 560 vacuum cleaning robots. The new iRobot Roomba 500 series got smarter and minimizes the need to prep rooms before cleaning. Using wireless technology, the robots now know...

Aug 22 2007, 5:05am CDT

Converted Roomba Vacuum Weilds Airsoft Gun

Converted Roomba Vacuum Weilds Airsoft Gun I have played with the Roomba robotic vacuums in the past and they were cool. The only real issue with the thing was that my lazy dog wouldn’t move out of the way so the thing could work and if he wasn’t lying in front...

Apr 23 2007, 1:00pm CDT

New iRobot Create debuts at CES

New iRobot Create debuts at CES iRobot announces the iRobot Create, an affordable, programmable robot. "Innovators dream of creating useful robots, but they often get bogged down with designing a mobile platform that works," said Helen Greiner, co-...

Jan 8 2007, 11:00am CST

iRobot Dirt Dog on Sale

iRobot Dirt Dog on Sale iRobot offers now a cleaning robot design for workshops or you den. The iRobot Dirt Dog is a rugged version of the Roomba, specifically designed to clean your shop floor, basement or garage. When you buy the iRobot...

Oct 3 2006, 2:00pm CDT

New Hack Gives Roomba the Gift of Song

New Hack Gives Roomba the Gift of Song If you're one of the more than 1 million Roomba owners in the US, then you've probably at one point been entranced by the melodic tones the robot emits when it begins cleaning, runs out of batteries, or finishes its...

May 26 2006, 1:00am CDT

iRobot Scooba Review

iRobot Scooba Review PC Mag reviews the new iRobot Scooba floor washing robot. iRobot started to sell the Scooba early November. As far as I know the iRobot Scooba is only available through the iRobot store for $399.99. Quote: "iRobot's...

Dec 15 2005, 2:04am EST

iRobot Takes Orders for the Scooba Floor Washing Robot

iRobot Takes Orders for the Scooba Floor Washing Robot iRobot takes orders for it's new floor washing robot Scooba. iRobot sells the Scooba for $399.99 with free shipping and a 30 day risk free trial. Only issue is that the delivery time is 8-10 weeks. The Scooba...

Nov 4 2005, 10:09am EST

Korean Yujin Robotics Offers iRobi, iClebo Q and Transbot Robots

Korean Yujin Robotics Offers iRobi, iClebo Q and Transbot Robots Korean company Yujin Robotics has announced several robots by now, trying to catch-up with Japanese and American robot competition. The iRobi is cute house and kid sitter robot. It can be remotely controlled via the...

Sep 3 2005, 1:23am EST

Japanese Robots Versus American Robots

Japanese Robots Versus American Robots Jeff Yang at the San Francisco Chronicle wrote a nice piece about the different approaches to robots in the United States and Japan. Quote: "The contrast between the two most popular consumer robots in the world,...

Aug 26 2005, 11:52am EST

Tchibo Floor Cleaning Robot Review

Tchibo Floor Cleaning Robot Review As reported the other day, I got me one of those low-cost floor cleaning robots from the German coffee chain Tchibo. This floor cleaning robot looks similar to the Roomba robot, but has no vacuum function. This robot...

Aug 23 2005, 3:50am EST

Coffee Company Tchibo Sells Low-Cost Floor Cleaning Robot

Coffee Company Tchibo Sells Low-Cost Floor Cleaning Robot Updated 08/16/05 German coffee chain Tchibo is selling beginning tomorrow a floor cleaning robot for a low 89,90 Euros (~$110USD). Update: Review of Tchibo Robot available now. Tchibo is a very big chain in Germany...

Aug 15 2005, 12:54pm EST

LG Roboking V-R4000 Floor Vacuum Robot

LG Roboking V-R4000 Floor Vacuum Robot LG has recently launched a floor vacuum robot similar to the iRobot Roomba called Roboking in Korea. Outside of Korea the LG floorvac robot is dubbed LG V-R4000 (product page). Korean Popco has published a review of...

Aug 8 2005, 4:00am EST

iRobot Roomba Scheduler Accessory

iRobot Roomba Scheduler Accessory iRobot is going public, so there must be many many iRobot Roomba owners out there. iRobot offers now for Roomba owners a accessory to schedule the cleaning robot automatically. Program the days and times and Roomba...

Aug 3 2005, 10:00am EST

Interview with iRobot CEO CNet has an interesting interview with the CEO of iRobot, maker of the Roomba and other robots. Colin Angle CEO of iRobot talks about the status quo of practical robots and the future. Get this, the Roomba vacuum...

Jul 8 2005, 9:00am EST

iRobot Scooba - Robotic Floor Washer

iRobot Scooba - Robotic Floor Washer iRobot previews their next generation floor cleaning robot - iRobot Scooba. The iRobot Scooba is designed to vacuum, scrub and dry hard floors automatically. iRobot partnered with The Clorox Company to develop a...

May 24 2005, 1:31am EST

imoyo Mr. Cleaner Dusting Robot

imoyo Mr. Cleaner Dusting Robot Korean site AVing reports about a floor cleaning robot called Mr. Cleaner. In contrast to the Electrolux Trilobite or Roomba Robot the Mr. Cleaner is dusting not vacuuming the floor. The Mr. Cleaner robot can operate...

May 3 2005, 8:12am EST

RoboNexus Coverage: House-Bots Becoming a Reality

RoboNexus Coverage: House-Bots Becoming a Reality eHomeUpgrade has a report from the RoboNexus Robot Conference that took place in Santa Clara last weekend. Quote: "Over the weekend I checked out RoboNexus (“The Nation's Largest Business and Consumer Robotics Expo...

Oct 26 2004, 9:53am EST