WATCH THE MESS DISAPPEAR WITH JISIWEI S+, A ROBOT VACUUM WITH A CAMERA
This has been the month of the app-controlled robot vacuum. Both Neato andRoomba announced vacuums you can start from your smartphone, and now the Jisiwei S+ is sweeping onto the scene. But thanks to a couple extra features, the smart robot will not only clean your floor, it will act as a home security system that helps you monitor your family and pets when you’re not home.
According to the Chinese company, which launched a Kickstarter campaign today, the S+ is the first vacuum cleaning robot with a built-in camera and Wi-Fi. Using your smartphone or tablet and the robot’s app, you can operate the S+ remotely and keep tabs on your home. Not only does S+ allow you to monitor your house through its camera, there is a motion detector that you can set when no one is there. An alert will be sent to your phone if any motion is detected, allowing you to check up on the situation and call for emergency services if needed.
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S+ can also send you photos, so you can stay connected to your family and pets when you have to be away. The robot even allows you to deal with misbehaving pets. If you see them in areas where they’re not supposed to be, you can use the robot to redirect your furry friend’s attention and remotely lead him or her to another part of the house, the a robotic puppy herder.