iRobot of Burlington, MA today unveiled it’s latest gadget - the Roomba 500 Series vacuum cleaning robot.
The new Roomba features improved vacuume pickup, brush design, debris and particle filtering, advanced cleaning coverage and navigation, along with innovative new scheduling capabilities, according to the company’s website, where you can also see a video fo the Roomba in action.
Other improvements include:
New Virtual Wall® Lighthouses™ which allow it to completely vacuum one room before moving on to the next and create invisible barriers to off-limit areas that Roomba will not cross.
Soft-touch bumpers to reduce impact on furniture and other obstacles.
An improved anti-tangle technology to keep it from getting stuck on cords, rug fringe and tassels.
An improved Home Base™ for docking and recharging between cleaning cycles.
In our third annual contest, Design News and Allied Electronics are going to crown a winner in early 2016 for the best reader gadget submission this year, and once again, you, the readers, are the judges!
The Attack Dyno brings car enthusiasts an attack timer and dynamometer in a small, portable package with the ability to output vehicle torque, speed, horsepower, 1/4 mile times, 0-60 mph acceleration times, ambient air temperature, and more.
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