iRobot WiFi Camera terminated

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Was pretty sad when the iRobot guys told me that their WiFi-camera-on-a-robot project was terminated lately, apparently after doing field testings it seems to the market was not as they expected and they decided to move back to their core business.

I also learnt today that iRobot is actually making all their money from the military and that the origin of the roomba hoover robots is a military project of a de-mining robot who gave birth to an algorithm that ensures that 100% of a given surface will be walked through… so funny ! Their consumer electronics business is actually barely break-even.

  • mark

    Dang.

    I wanted to get one of those… Now I’ll have to build one. what a pain!

    me