Tag: irobot

iRobot expands into STEM education with Root Robotics acquisition

Bedford, Massachusetts-based iRobot, the robotics company perhaps best known for its iconic Roomba autonomous home vacuum cleaners, today announced that it’s acquired Root Robotics, a startup founded within Harvard University’s Wyss Institute. The terms of the deal weren’t disclosed, but iRobot said that it’s already added Root’s eponymous $199 Root coding robot to its product […]

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Sweeping changes: How iRobot evolved from military robots to autonomous vacuums

Perhaps no company is as synonymous with robot vacuums as iRobot. To date, the Bedford, Massachusetts-based firm has sold more than 25 million units to customers around the world, and it has an estimated 88% share of the robot vacuum market. But beyond the iconic Roomba, iRobot counts in its sprawling portfolio Mira, a pool-cleaning […]

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iRobot unveils Roomba s9+ and Braava jet m6 robots that clean together

iRobot today launched two new robots: the Roomba s9+ robot vacuum cleaner and the Braava jet m6 robot mop. The Roomba s9+ robot vacuum with Clean Base Automatic Dirt Disposal starts at $1,299 and €1,499. The Roomba s9 without the Clean Base starts at $999. The Braava jet m6 robot mop starts at $499 and […]

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