Roombas Robot Roots - Guiding the Roomba

By eweek  |  Posted 2007-09-13 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 comes with a device called a Lighthouse that replaces the Virtual Wall of the original Roomba. The Lighthouse is used to mark the doorway into a new room, so that the robot knows where one room ends and another begins. This wa
Roombas Robot Roots - Guiding the Roomba

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