Don't worry, your cat can still ride it.
iRobot’s house-cleaning Roomba is about to get a lot smarter. At an event in NYC today, the company announced the Roomba 980, its most powerful model yet and the first you can control with your smartphone. The Roomba 980’s iAdapt 2.0 technology allows the vacuum to actually map your home using its various sensors and smart processing. iAdapt 1.0 was primarily based on clever guesswork and preventing the Roomba from falling down your stairs. The 980 instead uses Project Tango-like technology to create a realistic map of your house. The robot is able to recognize and memorize objects so that next…

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