Robot Vacuums with vSLAM and LiDAR: The Best of Both Worlds?

Navigating the floor of a home or office is no small feat for a robot vacuum, especially when you want comprehensive and efficient cleaning. Among the top technologies that have been employed for this are vSLAM (Visual Simultaneous Localization and Mapping) and LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging). Some cutting-edge robot vacuums are now starting to … Read more

Laser Navigation and LiDAR: Similarities and Differences Explained

In the context of robot vacuums, drones, and autonomous vehicles, you’ll often hear terms like “laser navigation” and “LiDAR” thrown around. While these terms may appear to be interchangeable, they are not synonymous. Both are indeed laser-based technologies used for navigation and mapping, but there are nuances in how they work and their applications. As … Read more