You can now use Alexa to control your Roomba

If the most effort you’ve ever wanted to put into cleaning your home is yelling at your Roomba while watching it from the couch, then you’re in luck. iRobot announced today that an Amazon Alexa skill will be available for Roomba 900 Series vacuum owners in the US starting sometime in quarter 2. That means yelling “Alexa, ask Roomba to begin cleaning” will be enough to get your vacuum robot going. Customers will be able to use simple voice commands to start, stop, and pause cleaning jobs, all without the minimal amounts of effort previously required to operate their Roombas. Alexa voice commands can also control some vacuum robots by Neato and Samsung In addition to push notifications on the status of cleaning jobs, the iRobot Home App... Continue reading…

You can now use Alexa to control your Roomba

Wed 15 Mar 17 from The Verge

With Alexa integration and mapping, iRobot aims to make Roomba the center of the smart home

 iRobot CEO Colin Angle has been repeating for some time now that the next step in the evolution of the company’s hit Roomba vacuum is becoming a connective tissue for the smart home. ...

Wed 15 Mar 17 from TechCrunch

Now Roombas check in with 'Clean Map' reports to your phone

How do you know if your Roomba has cleaned every inch of your floor? If you have one of the wirelessly connected series 900 Roombas, you'll start getting "Clean Map" ...

Wed 15 Mar 17 from Engadget

Roomba robot vacuum cleaners now work with Amazon Echo voice commands

Alexa integration brings the squeaky clean home of the future one step closer.

Wed 15 Mar 17 from Techradar

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