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How Does Obstacle Avoidance Work In Robot Vacuums?
How Does Obstacle Avoidance Work In Robot Vacuums?
Whether using it as a daily space refresher or a deep cleaning housekeeping assistant, robot vacuums are being picked up by more and more consumers, cleaning as users go about their own lives. But are you really saving time if you have to yank stuck objects out of the suction or dislodge the vacuum from underneath furniture multiple times each time the device runs? New robot vacuum models are being released with more high-tech obstacle avoidance. These smart devices are capable of not just objec
Why Robot Vacuums With Lidar Mapping Revolutionize Home Cleaning?
When you go shopping these days, it’s hard not to notice the trend of smart home appliances, and one of the most popular smart gadgets is undoubtedly the robotic vacuum cleaner. Since its first launch two decades ago, the demand has been growing rapidly as many people value its convenience and efficiency in cleaning floors. To make robotic vacuums smart, an important component is the navigation system, which helps the device to avoid obstacles and plan the best cleaning route. One tec
Can A Robot Vacuum Avoid And Clean Up Dog Poop?
Let’s imagine a scenario. You’ve got your spick and span smart vacuum, perfect for handling your daily debris. You tell it to run a cleaning cycle, until it runs into a pile-up — and not the highway kind. Surprise poops and throw-up are the bane of pet parents’ lives, and if you’re investing in a robotic vacuum, you need to know that it won’t be ruined by sucking up and spreading around a big mess left behind by your pet. In this guide, we’ll go over exa
Are Robot Vacuums Worth It And Should You Buy One?
When robot vacuums were first introduced to the world of home cleaning, they fell short of what people expected from a traditional vacuum cleaner. The novel devices were pricey, bumped into walls, were ineffective at cleaning tight spaces, and couldn’t reach curtains and other vertical surfaces. More than two decades on, some of these ideas pervade and many wonder why they should replace a handheld vacuum with a robotic one when it doesn’t provide an exact replacement for their expectations o
How To Clean A Robot Vacuum To Improve Its Performance?
A robot vacuum is ideally supposed to be a hands-free device, so it can be tempting to avoid maintaining it. Yet, giving it regular cleans is essential if you want to keep your trusty robotic floor cleaner performing at its best. Over time, dirt, dust and other debris can build up in the nooks and crannies of the machine, causing it to lose suction power and efficiency. But fear not! With the right tools and a little know-how, you can keep your robot vacuum running smoothly for years to come. In
Why Your Robot Vacuum Keeps Stopping (And How To Fix It)
Let us face it, robot vacuums are a godsend. They save us time and energy, and do a great job of keeping our floors clean. But sometimes, these smart devices can be a pain in the neck, especially when they suddenly come to a halt. You're left scratching your head, wondering what went wrong. The culprit behind robotic vacuum cleaners stopping can be one of various factors, ranging from software to hardware to incorrect user handling. This step-by-step guide will detail the most common reasons