the american iRobotthe leading brand in consumer robots, today presented the operating system iRobot OS. It is a new platform that emerges as an evolution of the company’s Genius Home Intelligence. The promisse? New life for your Roomba.
O iRobot OS provides a new level of customer experience for a cleaner, healthier and smarter home with less effort. So, leveraging iRobot’s growing base of over 20 million connected devices sold, the brand brings more expediency to its current products. But there’s more!
iRobot OS Platform is the evolution of Genius Home Intelligence
Building on a unique understanding of the home environment and an advanced computer vision platform, iRobot OS already enables more than 2.7 million cleaning missions every day, worldwide. These were the most recent data and metrics shared by the North American company.
“As iRobot expands its ecosystem of connected robots and smart home devices, we are placing a strategic emphasis on superior software intelligence housed in high-performance hardware and great design,” said Colin Angle, president and CEO of iRobot.
“iRobot OS brings it all to life by allowing products to understand the home environment, respect customer preferences and intuitively connect to the smart home ecosystem to get things done. iRobot OS allows our robots to become smarter, have more cleaning features and be more efficient over time. Thus, providing valuable new features and functionality that benefit all customers, including pet owners, busy families and all those who want to get the most out of their voice assistants.”
“This is just the beginning and we look forward to continuing to develop the iRobot OS to provide customers with even smarter ways to clean in the months and years to come.”
Built with more pet-friendly features than any other robot vacuum
The number one choice for pet owners and the only robot that guarantees it identifies and avoids solid pet waste. Now, the j7 and j7+ robot vacuum cleaners with the iRobot operating system are designed with more pet-friendly features than any other robot.
More specifically, with pet-centric features. Features such as Animal and No-Go Safe Mode, which can be configured to prevent a robot from cleaning specific areas such as around a dog water fountain.
With smart suggestions, such as recommending cleaning programs during the shedding season, among other features. That’s why iRobot products are designed with the pet owner in mind.
Recognized and avoided more objects than any other Robot
Roomba can avoid shoes, socks, cords, earphone cords, clothing, towels and solid pet waste. In fact, the Roomba j7 and j7+ robot vacuum cleaners with the iRobot operating system detected more than 43 million objects in users’ homes.
In addition, with a computer vision platform that can currently recognize over 80 common objects, iRobot OS will continue to enable the Roomba j7 series to identify and avoid even more objects in the future. More specifically, making consumers not have to worry about tidying up even before cleaning starts.
This revolutionary feature has allowed the Roomba j7 series to become the best-selling robot in the US and Japan since it was launched in September 2021.
Understands more voice commands than any other robot
Finally, with approximately 600 Alexa, Google Assistant and Siri commands supported, the iRobot operating system offers the most flexible voice-activated cleaning options. In addition, it understands more voice commands than any other robot.
Robots with the iRobot operating system can clean specific rooms via voice commands and are the only robots that can be asked to clean specific areas such as “around the sofa”.
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