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iRobot takes aim at Apple iPad

05/04/2010, The Apple iPad has certainly been a success in its own right, and has fast fallen under the net of clone manufacturers for good reason – after all, why not ride on the popularity of a device that has sold over a million in less than half a year...

Here comes Neato XV-11, the Roomba killer

12/16/2009, There’s a new vacuum robot in Silicon Valley: Neato has officially launched and it aims at grabbing the top spot from Roomba, the current champion in the robotic vacuum category. To take on Roomba, Neato is said to solve old problems that iRobot...

iRobot demonstrates soft, deformable Robot concept

10/13/2009, A presentation from iRobot shows a primitive, but working, concept of soft and deformable robot. The deformable shell not only allows the robot to change shape and size, but it can also be used as a “muscle” to initiate motion. Check out the...

iRobot Patents a Corner-Friendly Roomba

05/26/2009, We’ve been using a Roomba and a Scooba in the office for some time and it’s true that they are having a hard-time with corners. Fortunately, there are few corners and they are quite small in surface. However, iRobot‘s engineers just want...

iRobot Ember Enrols In The Army

05/18/2009, It won’t be long now before robots become commonplace on the battlefield. Take the iRobot Ember for instance – this new microbot was specially developed for military applications, where it is in essence a miniaturized PackBot that boasts the...

Roomba Can Draw On Floor

05/13/2009, For some mothers, the iRobot Roomba is meant to clean up the mess on a floor, and not to create one! Which is why they will probably freak out at the sight of this hacked Roomba that comes complete with printer parts, treating your floor like its personal...