Robotic Vacuum Paths Mapped and Compared with Long Exposure Photography

When the Roomba first hit the market, everyone was like “Hey, now THIS is a gimmick I can buy into!” Roomba isn’t the only robovac on the market anymore though. In fact, quite a crowd has gathered.

These photos compare three of the most popular robotic vacuums on the market, showing their paths through the power of long exposure photography. Also included is the amount of time it took to clear the room. While Roomba (pictured above) seems the most thorough (maybe even to a fault), it took by far the longest at 45 minutes. Check out the others after the jump.

Neato Robotics XV-11, 12 minutes

Evolution Robotics Mint, (Mopping Mode), 23 minutes

Evolution Robotics Mint, (Sweeping Mode), 15 minutes

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