iRobot’s Tim Trainer joins digits to explain how the company’s new Android-based multi-robot tablet controller improves ease of use for defense forces and first responders.
We have already outsourced our chores to Roomba, but MIT’s Cynthia Breazeal suggests we need to hire robotic-nanny. I have 5 kids and a 90 lb. dog squeezed into a Manhattan apartment, but do I have room for another robot? To answer this we need to look closely at Ms. Breazeal’s unveiling of “the world’s first […]
We just purchased the new Roomba 880 to attack our dog hair and kid droppings in the kitchen. Unlike other areas of the robotic space, autonomous vacuum cleaners were introduced first in the consumer home space. While iRobot has a full line of mopping, scrubbing, pool cleaning robots, it has missed the boat of large […]
I remember sitting in a movie theater in 2004, popcorn in hand, watching the latest Will Smith blockbuster, I, Robot. In the movie, Will Smith plays Detective Spooner, a police officer in the future who has a deep-seated hatred for robots and all things new and innovative. At one point, he harangues a colleague on […]