Meet Terra, the latest product line from iRobot destined to be forever known as the “Roomba for lawns.” It comes bundled with a smartphone app that gives you full customisation over things such as blade height.
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Roomba's creator made an autonomous lawnmower robotiRobot, the maker of the Roomba vacuum, announced its first autonomous lawnmower today, the Terra. While most autonomous lawn mowers require people to lay down wire to define their boundaries, the Terra only requires wireless beacons to be placed around the perimeter of a lawn - the idea being it's a simpler setup.
Time to Ditch the Push Mower, the Terra is a Roomba for Lawn Care | Digital TrendsiRobot is already home to a bunch of bestselling smart home devices, most notably its Roomba robot vacuum, and now the smart device manufacturer is heading outside the home by releasing a new robot lawnmower called Terra, which will use Roomba's mapping technology and a new wireless communications system.
iRobot's robotic lawnmower was 10 years in the makingMeet Terra, the latest product line from iRobot destined to be forever known as the "Roomba for lawns." There are worse names, of course. After all, with the Roomba line, iRobot was able do what countless startups have tried and failed before and after - introduce a truly mainstream home robot.
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