Automation and Robotics in Household Cleaning

In the aftermath of the H1N1 scare, surface cleaning became a top priority to consumers, states Ian Bell, Head of Home Care, Tissue and Hygiene Research at Euromonitor. One of the most innovative products to rise out of this need was robotic cleaning devices such as the iRobot vacuum. Bell states that much like Dyson Ltd revolutionized bagless vacuum technology; the robotic cleaning system is revolutionizing the way consumers clean. Newer robots have been developed to do tasks such as mop floors, which can especially help the world’s aging population.

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