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The Roomba Now Sees and Maps a Home

Roomba 980 map

The Roomba 980 vacuum builds a map of its surroundings as it cleans a house.

Credit: iRobot

The world's most successful home robot, the Roomba, is getting some new skills. The robotic vacuum cleaner is gaining a camera and image-processing software that will let it find its way around an area as it cleans.

From Technology Review
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