Vacuum Cleaner, Neato Robotics Automatic Vacuum Cleaner, 2013
The Neato robotic vacuum uses different sounds to signal different states of operation, such as encountering a person or getting trapped. Early prototypes feature LED graphics that glow through the plastic skin. Smart Design researched how people interact with the popular Roomba robotic vacuum, learning that a user’s first contact with the appliance can be an exciting point of discovery, but over time the relationship grows more distant.
It is credited
Courtesy of the designers.
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Its dimensions are
H x W x D: 31.8 x 33 x 10.2 cm (12 1/2 in. x 13 in. x 4 in.)
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Beautiful Users.