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iRobot Roomba 690 Robot Vacuum Comparison

Here's how iRobot's new Roomba 690 robot vacuum compares to other Roombas and other budget-friendly robot vacuums.
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LG HOM-BOT 3.0 LrV790R Robot Vacuum
By RT Staff · 19 December, 2014 • LG's HOM-BOT 3.0 robot vacuum features a square design to better clean corners and seven cleaning modes. It also has two cameras to map its environment, calculating optimal cleaning paths 50 times each second to make sure it doesn't miss a spot.
Neato Robotics XV Signature Pro Robot Vacuum
By RT Staff · 19 December, 2014 • The Neato XV Signature Pro robot vacuum from Neato Robotics uses the company's laser-guided navigation to map out a room and clean in a systematic fashion. The robot vacuum offers two kinds of filtration, works on all types of flooring, except for thick carpeting, and returns to its charging base when it needs a battery recharge.
Neato Robotics Botvac 85 Robot Vacuum
By RT Staff · 18 December, 2014 • The Botvac 85 from Neato Robotics features a combo brush specifically design for picking up pet hair. It also features Botvision laser-guided technology scans and maps the room.
Dyson 360 Eye Robot Vacuum
By RT Staff · 16 December, 2014 • The Dyson 360 Eye Robot Vacuum features a 360-degree panoramic camera with eight infrared sensors that take up to 30 images per second to map its environment. And owners can remotely control the robot vacuum with a smartphone or tablet with the Dyson Link App.
iRobot Scooba 450 Floor Scrubbing Robot
By RT Staff · 16 December, 2014 • Based on industrial style cleaners, the iRobot Scooba 450 Floor Scrubbing Robot uses a three-cycle cleaning process with pre-soaking technology to maintain constantly clean floors, washing away up to 99.3% of bacteria.
iRobot Roomba 880 Vacuum Cleaning Robot
By RT Staff · 15 December, 2014 • The Roomba 880 Vacuum Cleaning Robot is iRobot’s most advanced vacuum yet, removing up to 50% more dirt, dust, hair and debris than previous Roomba models.
iRobot Roomba 870 Vacuum Cleaning Robot
By RT Staff · 14 December, 2014 • The iRobot Roomba 870 Vacuum Cleaning Robot features AeroForce Performance Cleaning System to remove up to 50% more dirt, dust, hair and debris from all floor types. And the tangle-free AeroForce Extractors are virtually maintenance-free, making it even easier for Roomba to tackle daily dirt build-up.
Robotics Scientists Ponder Possibility of Repurposing Robots for Ebola
By John Markoff, The New York Times · 30 October, 2014 • With the assistance of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, scientists are planning a series of brainstorming meetings to begin Nov. 7.
Ebola-Killing Robot ‘Little Moe’ Destroys Virus in Minutes
By Eliene Augenbraun, CBS News · 9 October, 2014 • The robot, Little Moe, emits bright bursts of UV-C light capable of disinfecting an area from dangerous viruses and bacteria, including Ebola and Methicillin resistant Staph aureus.
Dyson 360 Eye Robot Vacuum Maps, Cleans Rooms
By Charles Arthur, The Guardian · 4 September, 2014 • The Dyson 360 Eye robotic vacuum has a machine vision system that maps an entire room from a single camera lens and a lightweight digital motor that enhances battery life. It can be controlled remotely via a smartphone app – and reports on where it has been.
The BBQ’s Best Friend: Grillbot
By Robotics Trends' News Sources · 13 January, 2014 • A clean grill is just a single press away with Grillbot

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