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New Series of Domestic Robots Respond to Your Family’s Needs
Ecovac's Famibot and Winbot 7 can report smoke from fire early and clean windows with ease
By Robotics Trends' News Sources - Filed Sep 26, 2012

Ecovacs' Famibot is controlled via cell phone

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At the International Consumer Electronics fair IFA 2012 in Berlin, Germany, Chinese robot company  Ecovacs presented new series of domestic Service Robots. 

Famibot is a companion robot to control household appliances through a cell phone via 3G or WiFi. Famibot owners can see what is happening at their home, monitoring various functions, i.e. to turn ON/OFF air-conditioner, lights etc.

Winbot 7 series is a robotic windows cleaner which can clean safely frame or frameless glass efficiently. It clings to a window with a vacuum pump. It can vertically move up and clean a window based on an automatically calculated route. The Winbot 7 combines wet and dry cleaning using a zigzag pattern ensuring maximum coverage of the area without repetition. Winbot 7's bumper and side roller keep the unit ans window protected and reduce friction. Equipped with ant-slip drive treads and two powerful motors the winbot is absolutely flexible and agile.

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