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Neato Robotics XV-11 Robot Vacuum Uses Laser Mapping To Navigate, Will Be Available In US

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By Evan Ackerman

We’re continually bemoaning the fact that the selection of practical robotic vacuums is extremely limited here in the US (although not so much elsewhere). Besides iRobot’s Roomba, you’ve got… Well, you don’t have much. Today, Neato Robotics (yep, their real name) unveiled the first new model of consumer robot vacuum we’ve seen in the US in quite a while: the XV-11.

Now, I hate to describe the XV-11 in terms of the Roomba, but for better or worse, that’s just kind of the way it is…

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  • Jessicat

    How do you improve something that sucks? lol sorry couldn't help it. I think the Roomba that my Aunt had was stupid, it just bounced off the same wall over and over.

  • mcman

    Yea, I'm tired of getting all wigged out when my roomba will not go where it should but will go where it shouldn't 702 times. And of course I end up retrieving it and setting it in a certain spot about 20 times. Eventually you just get out the push vacuum.

  • franco1975

    I love the robotic vacuums. Im not a neat freak but I am a clean freak. I love coming home to a clean house. I wish I can have 5 roombas that will clean my house daily.
    [Why does this picture look like it was taken in the '80s]

  • franco1975

    I love the robotic vacuums. Im not a neat freak but I am a clean freak. I love coming home to a clean house. I wish I can have 5 roombas that will clean my house daily.
    [Why does this picture look like it was taken in the '80s]