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Google Home Now Controls Neato’s Botvac Connected Robot Vacuums

Neato Robotics Botvac Connected Series robot vacuums can now be controlled with Google Home. Not only can you use your voice and Google's virtual assistant to start, stop and pause robot vacuums, you can schedule cleanings, check the vacuum's battery level and more.
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Harvard Develops 3D-Printed, Robotic Lamp That Folds
By RT Staff · 11 June, 2014 • Researchers at Harvard University have developed a 3D-printed robotic lamp capable of self-assembling. The proof-of-concept lamp can be printed on demand and includes both a mechanical switch and a capacitive touch sensor.
New Robotic Ceiling Fan Learns User Preferences
By RT Staff · 5 June, 2014 • New robotic ceiling fan automates a number of tasks, including adjusting fan speed and powering the fan on and off, as it learns a users' preferences.
Robbie the Robot: Personal Assistant for Limbless Teenager
By Emmet Cole, Robotics Trends · 27 March, 2014 • A prototype of Robbie the Robot, designed to assist a teenager born without limbs, has been unveiled by Trinity College Dublin.
Robotics Lawnmower Powered by Grass
By Drew Prindle, Digital Trends · 6 February, 2014 • Design is almost complete on this autonomous mower than runs without fuel
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
Robots as Major Appliances in Every Home
By RT Staff · 26 April, 2012 • Within a decade, personal robots could become as common in U.S. homes as any other major appliance, and many if not most of these machines will be able to perform innumerable tasks not explicitly imagined by their manufacturers.
Tiny picoPSU Power Supply Enables Design of Small, Smart Appliances and Gives Robots Freedom to Roam
By RT Staff · 31 January, 2006 • Mini-box.com, a division of Ituner Networks today announced the picoPSU, the world’s tiniest PC power supply. Measuring only 31x45x20mm, about the size of two AA batteries, the picoPSU is 10 to 20 times smaller than standard PC power supplies.

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