Roomba vacs spying on you? iRobot promises to ask for permission first - TrustedReviews

iRobot is known for its line of Roomba robot vacuum cleaners, but it seems the company has ambitions beyond simply automating your vacuuming schedule – though not if it puts your privacy at risk, the firm's CEO has since sought to clarify. Colin Angle ...

Roomba Producer iRobot Wants to Share Digital Maps of Your Home with Other Companies - States Chronicle

STATES CHRONICLE – iRobot, the company well known for producing robot vacuum cleaners such as Roomba, are planning a new strategy which might not make all customers happy. It seems the company wants to engineer the robot to gather digital maps ...

Roombas Are Measuring Homes In The Hopes Of Selling The Data To Other Companies - GOOD Magazine

A Roomba doesn't appear to be anything more than a harmless cleaning device, but in this age of connectivity, the dust-busting robots are doing more than picking up dirt as they roam your house. In an effort to maximize efficiency, the robots have been ...

Spy at Home? Vacuuming Robot Could Be Major Threat to Consumer Privacy - Sputnik International

The creators behind the vacuuming robot Roomba have unveiled new plans for their helpful gadget, but it's not something everyone is going to be thrilled about. *insert Vincent Price's menacing laugh*. iRobot, the American company established by three ...

Roomba Has Been Quietly Mapping Your Home, Now It Wants to Sell The Data - Inverse

In 2015, the Roomba robotic vacuum received a major upgrade to its sensors, letting the robot build a map of the house or apartment it patrols for dirt. And now iRobot, the company behind the Roomba, could make a deal with Amazon, Apple, or Google ...