Bedford, Mass.-based iRobot Corp. announced that it has achieved an industry milestone in the home robot market, saying it has sold over five million home robots since launching the iRobot Roomba vacuum cleaning robot in 2002.
iRobot chairman and CEO Colin Angle was quoted as saying, "This achievement represents a huge milestone for iRobot and for the robotics industry as a whole. With over five million home robots sold, we have seen a widespread acceptance of this technology. This further fuels our drive to innovate and provide solutions that make a difference in people's lives."
In addition to the Roomba, iRobot also produces the following consumer robotics tools:
- iRobot Scooba Floor Washing Robot
- iRobot Dirt Dog Shop Sweeping Robot
- iRobot Looj Gutter Cleaning Robot
- iRobot Verro Pool Cleaning Robot