Domestic robot
A domestic robot, or service robot, is an autonomous robot that is used for household chores. Thus far, there are only a few limited models, though speculators, such as Bill Gates, have suggested tha...
Honda introduces Miimo, first automated robot lawn mower
Honda debuts company’s first robot lawn mower for use in the US
Robotic mapping
Robotic mapping is a discipline related to cartography. The goal for an autonomous robot is to be able to construct (or use) a map or floor plan and to localize itself in it. Robotic mapping is that b...
Entertainment robot
An entertainment robot is, as the name indicates, a robot that is not made for utilitarian use, as in production or domestic services, but for the sole subjective pleasure of the human it serves, usua...
Social robot
A social robot is an autonomous robot that interacts and communicates with humans or other autonomous physical agents by following social behaviors and rules attached to its role. This definition sugg...
LG Roboking
Roboking (Also known as Hom-Bot) is an automated robotic vacuum cleaner produced by LG. The first version of the Roboking was launched during 2001. It is also sold as Hom-Bot. As of 2011, it is the qu...
Domo (robot)
Domo is an experimental robot made by MIT designed to interact with humans. The brainchild of Jeff Weber and Aaron Edsinger, cofounders of Meka Robotics, its name comes from the Japanese phrase for "t...
IRobot Dirt Dog
The iRobot Dirt Dog is a cleaning robot based on the Roomba platform designed for workshops and garages. It replaces the Roomba's vacuum cleaner with a series of brushes designed for cleaning up loose...
Roomba
Video of a Roomba 530 in actionRoomba is a series of autonomous robotic vacuum cleaners sold by iRobot.Roomba was introduced in 2002. As of Feb 2014, over 10 million units have been sold worldwide. ...
Litter Robot
Litter Robot is a self-cleaning litter box for cats that uses a rotating globe to sift the clumps from the clean cat litter.It has been engineered to solve many of the problems associated with early a...
Robotic lawn mower
A robotic lawn mower is an autonomous robot used to cut lawn grass. A typical robotic lawn mower requires the user to set up a border wire around the lawn that defines the area to be mowed. The robot...
Roborior
Roborior is a robot manufactured by the robotics company Tmsuk and marketed by Sanyo. It is used both for lighting and guarding homes. Roborior is roughly the size of a watermelon and can produce diff...
Neato XV-11
Neato Robotics is a robotics company located in Newark, California. Their product, the Neato XV-series (and as of 2014 the expanded BotVac series) robotic vacuum cleaner, began selling in 2010 for US$...
Robotic vacuum cleaner
A robotic vacuum cleaner, often called a robovac, is an autonomous robotic vacuum cleaner that has intelligent programming and a limited vacuum cleaning system. Some designs use spinning brushes to re...
Electrolux Trilobite
The Electrolux Trilobite is a robotic vacuum cleaner manufactured by the Swedish corporation Electrolux. It takes its name from the extinct arthropod, which scoured the ocean's floor. The prototype cl...
Koolvac
Koolvac was a robotic vacuum cleaner sold in the U.S. by former iRobot distributor Koolatron, owned by Canadian Urus Industrial Corp. iRobot filed a lawsuit against Koolatron, claiming that Koolvac wa...
Dustbot
Dustbot is a robot that can collect garbage from homes. It can be summoned by phone call or SMS, and uses GPS to automatically make its way to the customer, collect the rubbish, and take it to a dustb...
Wakamaru
Wakamaru is a Japanese domestic robot made by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, primarily intended to provide companionship to elderly and disabled people. The robot is yellow, 1m tall, and weighs 30 kilog...
Toyota Partner Robot
The Toyota Partner Robots are a series of humanoid robots developed by Toyota. They debuted playing music on drums and trumpets at the 2005 World EXPO in Aichi, Japan.There are 5 robots in all, most o...
Orazio (vacuum cleaner)
Orazio is a multifunctional robotic vacuum cleaner manufactured by the Italian Zucchetti Group, which both vacuums, cleans and polishes floors.
Robomaxx
Robomaxx is a robotic floor cleaner.However, in contrast to most other robotic cleaners, no vacuum cleaner mechanism is present, nor are there any circuits to decide on which path the robot takes. Ins...
Comparison of domestic robots
Domestic robots can vary widely in their capabilities and tasks. Sensors include: cliff or stair sensors, motion sensors, ultrasonic object sensors, dirt sensors, IR sensors, and more. Intelligence va...
Kärcher RC3000
The Kärcher RC 3000 is a robotic vacuum cleaner created by Kärcher in 2002. Unlike other robotic vacuum cleaners of the time, the RC 3000 was designed with a self-service station that allows owners to...
Navigation research
Whereas originally the term Navigation applies to the process of directing a ship to a destination, Navigation research deals with fundamental aspects of navigation in general. It can be defined as "T...
PicaBot
picaBot is a domestic robotic floor cleaner that sweeps, vacuums, and disinfects floors simultaneously.
picabot originated from the words pica and robot. Pica means a craving to eat substances tha...
Lewis (robot)
Lewis (named after Meriwether Lewis) is an autonomous robot that performs the job of a wedding photographer: it attends social events, moves around, and takes digital photographs of people. It is a r...