When iRobot released the first Roomba, the world was excited. But that excitement didn’t last too long, when people find out that it was more of a status symbol than an actual effective cleaning machine. Dyson tries to change this with their all new 360 Eye. It’s the first robotic vacuum cleaner with tank tracks and 360-degree vision. It can surpass all household terrains, and it snaps about 30 images per second to map your room for speedy and thorough cleaning.
The Philips Hue LED home lighting system allows users to control light wirelessly through an app for smartphones or tablets. The Philips Hue starter pack consists of three LED bulbs and a bridge that can be plugged into a Wi-Fi router. You can download a free app for Apple’s iPhone or iPad. This app enables you to save your favorite light themes for each room, use any photo on your phone as a color palette, create ambience or complement room decorations, monitor lights remotely, and set program timers. If you are interested, you can purchase the Philips Hue starter pack for $199 on Apple Stores. [Ubergizmo]
If you are searching for a new robot vacuum cleaner, then check out the Sumabo. This robotic cleaner is able to find its way back to the charger when power is running low. It has an infrared proximity sensor that prevents it from bumping into furniture and voice-activated commands. The Sumabo Robot vacuum cleaner is priced at 70,000 Yen or around $870. [Impress]
The Washa|part is a small wall-mounted washing machine that is perfect for use in small apartments. The washing machine uses steam to release particles from clothing. It is also sprays detergent onto items in the form of a fine mist to better suit the steam operation. It is a cool concept that will hopefully hit the light of production in the near future. Read more
The B60 Keurig special edition brewing system is a fully programmable brewing system, which is always ready and brews in under 1 minute. This brewing system features a choice of 3 cup sizes, a water temperature selection, a digital clock and an energy savings mode (auto On/Off). The B60 Keurig special edition brewing system is priced at $174.95. [Product Page]