Roombas Robot Roots

By eweek  |  Posted 2007-09-13 Email Print this article Print
The Roomba floor cleaner is designed to make life easier for consumers, but its maker, iRobot, has a long history with industrial and military robots. Check out this slide show to see how the technology that has patrolled battlefields, searched the ruins
The Roomba 560 shown doing what it does best -- cleaning hard surfaces and along edges. While the little robot can do a good job with other surfaces, including carpet, it really excels on wood floors.
Roombas Robot Roots

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