Roombas Robot Roots - Testing the Roomba

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
eWEEK Labs Assistant Alex, a 6-month-old Golden Retriever, was assigned to play a critical role in testing the Roombas cleaning abilities. He was instructed to shed as much puppy hair as possible, which he did constantly. This gave the robot something to
Roombas Robot Roots - Testing the Roomba

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