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 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 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? 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 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
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 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 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
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.
Nov 26 2009, 2:00am CST
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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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.
Dec 15 2005, 2:04am EST
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.
Nov 4 2005, 10:09am EST
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.
"The contrast between the two most popular consumer robots in the world,...
Aug 26 2005, 11:52am EST
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 Updated 08/16/05
German coffee chain Tchibo is selling beginning tomorrow a floor cleaning robot for a low 89,90 Euros (~$110USD).
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 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 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 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 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 eHomeUpgrade has a report from the RoboNexus Robot Conference that took place in Santa Clara last weekend.
"Over the weekend I checked out RoboNexus (“The Nation's Largest Business and Consumer Robotics Expo...
Oct 26 2004, 9:53am EST
Roomba, eVac and Zoombot Vacuum Robot Review Roomba Robots
RoombaReview has published a roundup review and shootout of the Roomba Discovery, The eVac, the Zoombot, and the Roomba Pro Elite.
In April 2004, Applica (Parent company of Black...
Sep 15 2004, 4:17am EST
Black & Decker RV500 ZoomBot Review EverydayRobots has published a hands-on review of the Black and Decker Zoombot robotic vacuum cleaner. (Buy it at Amazon for $103.47)
"But how well does it clean? Not very well. If you’ve used a Roomba, you...
Aug 13 2004, 4:35am EST
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