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Samsung Releases Limited Edition Star Wars Robotic Vacuums

Samsung has introduced new limited edition “Star Wars” versions of its Powerbot robotic vacuum cleaner, model VR7000. The result of a collaboration between Samsung and Star Wars fans, the vacuum designs are intended to captivate fans in anticipation of the December release of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi.”

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iRobot Extends Roomba Vacuum Series Connectivity

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.

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Neato Expands Smart Home Functionality

Neato Robotics has integrated Google Assistant on Google Home within its connected lineup of robotic vacuums. The integration further expands technical capabilities and ensures that Neato is fully integrated into the smart connected home, the company said.

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iRobot Sees 2016 Revenue Gains

iRobot Corp. reported revenue for the full year 2016 was $660.6 million, compared with $616.8 million for the full year 2015. Net income for the fiscal year was $41.9 million, compared with $44.1 million for the full year 2015.

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LG Advances Smart Home Functionality

To advance the functionality of today’s home appliances, LG Electronics is set to launch deep learning technology at CES 2017. The new technology will be featured in its new robotic vacuum cleaner and smart air conditioner.