The company claims that these vacuum cleaners have the ability to remember multiple floor plans and room names
A company, that goes by the name of iRobot, has announced availability of Roomba i7+ robot vacuum with clean base automatic dirt disposal in India. The company claims that Roomba i7+ has the ability to learn, map and adapt to a home’s floor plan. The brand has priced i7 at Rs 69,990 and i7+ at Rs 89,900 in India.
An official statement released by the brand read, “When the Roomba i7+ robot vacuum is finished cleaning, it empties its own dust bin into the Clean Base™, which holds 30 bins of dirt, allowing customers to forget about vacuuming for weeks at a time.This enhances the customer experience by eliminating the dusty and dirty mess often associated with emptying vacuum canisters.”
“With the ability to learn, adapt to and remember a home’s floor plan, and the introduction of automatic dirt disposal, the iRobot Roomba i7+ represents the most advanced robotic vacuum ever built,” said Colin Angle, chairman and CEO of iRobot. “This robot delivers on the original vision we had when we embarked on the journey to build a vacuuming robot almost 20 years ago.”
Roomba i7 vacuum cleaner features
Roomba i7+, as per the company, allows customers to clean specific rooms in the home. The company said, “Using Imprint Smart Mapping, the Roomba i7+ gets to know the home’s floor plan, giving customers total control to choose which rooms are cleaned and when. The robot learns every room – remembering up to 10 different floor plans – so users can carry their robot to another floor or a separate home, where the robot will recognise its location and clean as instructed.”
The vacuum cleaner can also to changing home environments. iRobot said that this features allows the vacuum to clean more than one home automatically. Roomba i7+ works with Alexa enabled devices. The company is claiming it to be the only robot vacuum that can clean specific rooms by name with a voice command.
Compnay explained the working of this AI vacuum cleaner by giving an example which read, “Just say – Alexa, ask Roomba to clean my kitchen,” and the Roomba i7+ will efficiently find its way to the appropriate room to clean. Once finished, the robot will return to its base to charge and automatically empty its contents when paired with the clean base Automatic dirt disposal.”
“iRobot is addressing a long-standing customer call by giving Roomba the ability to empty its own bin after each cleaning,” said Jean-Jacques Blanc, general manager and vice president, EMEA, at iRobot. He continued, “This enhances the customer experience by eliminating the dusty and dirty mess often associated with emptying vacuum canisters. With the ability to remember the home, clean specific rooms and empty itself when its finished, the Roomba i7+ with clean base automatic dirt disposal quite literally frees customers from every aspect of vacuuming – from start to finish – for weeks at a time.”
The company is retailing these through Croma stores across Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore. iRobot products, as per the company, will also be available on Amazon India portal.