Latest Roomba Stories

2014-04-08 23:30:12

Roomba® fanatic, Tim, discovers a Lithium replacement battery from Lithium Power Inc for his Roomba® 560 to resolve all his battery problems. Cupertino, CA (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Similar to the other millions of iRobot® Roomba® robotic vacuum users, Tim relies on his Roomba® 560 to clean his floors two to three times a week. With the click of a button, the Roomba® automatically vacuums the floor. However, numerous users experience issues with their batteries...

2014-03-03 23:27:08

Lithium Power, Inc. offers the ultimate solution to resolve all contact issues. The first and only lithium replacement battery is now fully compatible with all Roomba® 500, 600, 700 and 880 series. Cupertino, CA (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 In an innovative technology breakthrough, Lithium Power, Inc. has been offering the first and only lithium battery available for the Roomba® 500, 600, 700 and 880 series. Ever since the release of the lithium replacement battery for iRobot®...

MIT Develops Unprecedented System That Lets Robots Work Together
2014-02-13 08:59:33

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers at MIT have developed a new system that combines simple control programs to enable fleets of robots or other “multiagent systems” to collaborate in extraordinary ways. Due to the difficulty of designing control programs for “multiagent systems” – groups of robots or networks of devices with different functions – engineers have typically restricted themselves to scenarios in which reliable information about...

2014-01-07 00:20:35

iRobot® Scooba® 450 gets down and dirty so you don't have to. BEDFORD, Mass., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- iRobot Corp. (NASDAQ: IRBT), the leader in delivering robotic technology-based solutions, brings to market a consumer robot that cleans floors in a brand new way. The iRobot Scooba 450 is available in North America at www.irobot.com starting Tuesday, January 7. Along with the new Roomba® 800 Series and the rest of iRobot's cadre of robots, Scooba 450 will be demonstrated at the...

Janken Robot Cheats, Wins At Rock-Paper-Scissors
2013-11-04 18:03:37

[ Watch the Video: Janken Robot Is A Champ At Rock-Paper-Scissors ] Michael Harper for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online It’s easy to win a game of Paper-Rock-Scissors when you have super vision and are able to distinguish what your opponent will throw before they actually finish throwing it. This is precisely how the Janken robot, created by scientists at Japan’s Ishikawa Oku Laboratory, is able to best any human opponent in the game. Rather than predict what its opponent will...

2013-10-31 23:25:07

Owners of the iRobot® Roomba® vacuums want longer lasting safe batteries. Lithium Power Inc. offers technology breakthrough that solves this problem safely. Cupertino, CA (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Lithium batteries are experiencing an increase in popularity with portable electronics and 3C products due to its low rate of self-discharge and no memory effect. Owners of the iRobot® Roomba® vacuum want the same benefits. In an innovative technology breakthrough, Lithium...

Roomba Inventor Praised By MIT For Robotics Research
2013-08-12 12:46:25

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Rodney Brooks first made a name for himself in the field of robotics in the 1990s when the first Roomba autonomous vacuum cleaner rolled onto American carpets. Brooks, a professor emeritus at MIT, co-founded iRobot, the company which built the Roomba and other helpful robots. Last September Brooks unveiled his latest creation, Baxter, a two-armed bot with an LCD face meant to be easily programmed and work alongside humans in...

irobot telepresence robot
2013-06-11 06:31:32

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The people behind the Roomba vacuum cleaner have partnered with Cisco Systems to develop an entirely new type of robot that could soon make some business trips obsolete. Bedford, MA-based iRobot is set to unveil the Ava 500 video telepresence robot, the first workable robotic solution that allows face-to-face communications for remote workers, during this week´s InfoComm conference in Orlando, Florida. The new device will...

New Roomba Lets You Live Like A King…A King With A Remote That Is
2012-06-19 13:10:25

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com It´s a bold new age. Gone are the backwards days where we are asked to perform our own chores and housework. We once had to be in our homes to receive a phone call. That´s silly talk! We once even had to get up and flip the record if we wanted the music to continue. Poppycock! There was even a time when the only game available on our cell phones was Snake. We lived like barbarians! Our world is a more civilized, refined place these days....

Latest Roomba Reference Libraries

2013-10-03 12:56:31

The Roomba, sold by iRobot, is a name used for a series of autonomous robot vacuum cleaners that were first introduced into the market it 2002. There have been four versions or generations of Roomba since its creation, with over eight million sales throughout the world. It is capable of moving on its own and avoiding obstacles that are present in the average household, as well as capable of avoiding stairs and other drop offs. It is equipped with a computer chip and the Roomba Open Interface,...

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Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.