BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) Robot vacuums have now been around long enough that you might watch one bump around a living room and think, why isnt there a robot that could mow my lawn? Turns out, its not for lack of trying.
For more than a decade, iRobot, the company behind the Roomba vacuumbot, has been working and working on robotic lawn mowers. Now it finally has something to show for the effort, though its come at a cost.
Honestly, this robot drove me insane, said iRobot CEO Colin Angle after showing off Terra, the companys long-awaited first lawn mower. It has been an obsession.