LG Advances Robotic, Cordless Vacuum Lines

At the upcoming CES, LG Electronics will unveil its Hom-Bot Turbo+, a robotic vacuum cleaner equipped with smart home features and augmented reality technology. In addition, the company will roll out upgraded models of its CordZero floor cleaning assortment.

According to the company, the Hom-Bot Turbo+ employs augmented reality technology with a smart feature called Home-Joy. This new user interface allows consumers to issue instructions to the vacuum cleaner by designating areas that need extra cleaning using the camera of any smartphone.

The Hom-Bot Turbo+ features triple eye camera sensors, which record the surrounding area to track where it has already cleaned. The company explained that the camera located on the front of the unit enables other smart features such as Home-View, which transmits a real-time feed to owners’ smartphones, enabling them to remotely control the vacuum, as well as the Home-Guard feature, which sends photos of inside the home to a paired smartphone when the vacuum senses movement.

The Hom-Bot also navigates consumers’ homes and avoids obstacles such as stairs via Robonavi, an intelligent software system that utilizes the robot’s dual CPUs to make fast directional decisions, the company said.

LG has also upgraded its cordless vacuum collection, including an updated CordZero canister, 2-in-1 CordZero handstick, as well as CordZero bedding cleaner. 

CES will be held January 6-9 in Las Vegas.