Electrolux has rolled out a pet-focused, 2-in-1 cordless vacuum cleaner, the Ergorapido PetCare.
The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) has voted to institute an investigation of certain robotic vacuum cleaning devices and components based on a complaint filed by iRobot Corporation, according to the company. The complaint, filed April 18 by iRobot, alleges infringement of six U.S. patents against several robotic vacuum manufacturers.
The “For Sale” sign may be up at housewares supplier SharkNinja, according to a report from Reuters.
iRobot has extended the availability of its cloud-connected cleaning with the launch of the Roomba 890 and Roomba 690 WiFi connected vacuuming robots. The company has also launched an Amazon Alexa skill for U.S. customers of WiFi connected Roomba robotic vacuums.
Midea is expanding its footprint in Silicon Valley with the opening of an Emerging Technology Center (ETC) in San Jose, CA.
Following a strong holiday season, iRobot Corp. continued to see gains in revenue and net income in the first quarter.
Shark has launched the DuoClean Powered Lift-Away Speed upright vacuum, its first upright to utilize the company’s DuoClean technology.
Robotic vacuum supplier iRobot has taken legal action against five floor care suppliers, claiming that each of the companies have used its patented technology without permission.
Bobsweep has added to its smart home focused robotic vacuum line with the new Dustin model.