Known for making robots, the Bedford, Massachusetts-based iRobot has introduced a lawnmower robot, named Terra that features state-of-the-art mapping and navigation technologies, high-quality mowing, high-performance, and easy installation. It is possibly easier for a robot to mow a lawn than clean a house, but the company is still starting off vigilantly. The iRobot’s Terra robot mower will be available for sale in Germany and as part of a beta program in the United States later this year.
In the statement, iRobot CEO Colin Angle stated that the company is creating an environment of robots and technologies which assist folks to do more both inside and outside of the home. The mower segment is well established in EMEA and has incredible space for growth in other marketplaces like North America. With its user-friendliness and premium mowing features, Terra is poised to provide consumers with a completely new way to consider how they take care of their lawn. The company’s mower robot works like people do that means it cuts in straight, back-and-forth lines. It actually performs like a Roomba lawn mower. Terra, like a Roomba, can be utilized with the iRobot Home App, connect over WI-FI, to adjust the height of the grass and control when exactly the lawn is cut, even it adjusts their work in accordance with day or night.
Unlike a Roomba, the Terra is designed with rugged features to assist it to function in inclement weather and navigate tough outdoor terrain. Terra utilizes a wireless communications system while existing robotic lawnmowers rely on boundary wires. To set the robot up, the user will have to place wireless beacons around their yard, drive it once around the perimeter, and then schedule its first mow.