Dyson has launched a new robot vacuum in the US, the Dyson 360 Vis Nav, after the failure of the Dyson 360 Eye in 2016. The Dyson 360 Vis Nav is shorter and slimmer than its predecessors and is designed to work better in complicated American homes. It is also more powerful, with twice the suction power of any other robot vacuum, and has a faster processor. The robot vacuum has a side-actuator brush that allows for precision edge cleaning, and its square head helps it reach tricky spots other, rounder robo vacs may miss. Dyson uses its own version of simultaneous localization and mapping (SLAM) technology for figuring out how to get around your home, powered by a small camera on the top of the robot surrounded by LEDs to help it see in the dark. The robot vacuum will work with the MyDyson app and has a 50-minute runtime. It will also automatically return to its charging dock. Dyson did not specify the price and release date of the Dyson 360 Vis Nav robot vacuum except for the Dyson Gen5 vacuums that are coming on June 6th.
New Dyson Products
Dyson has also announced five other new products: its first-ever attempt at a mopping vacuum, the Dyson Submarine with a wet roller head; the fifth generation of its signature cordless stick vacuums, the Dyson Gen5detect ($949) and Dyson Gen5outsize ($1,049); and two indoor air purifiers, the Dyson Purifier Big+Quiet Formaldehyde and the Dyson Purifier HEPA Big+Quiet Formaldehyde. Dyson did not reveal pricing or release dates for any models other than the Dyson Gen5 vacuums.
The Dyson Submarine is the company’s first wet vacuum cleaner with a wet roller head that can mop up wet spills like ketchup and milk, as well as remove dust and stains from hard floors. It is an attachment to the Dyson V15s Detect Submarine and Dyson V12s Detect Slim Submarine vacuums, which contain a small, 300ml clean water tank, and a separate waste water tank with a motorized microfiber roller for scrubbing. Both models will also ship with standard vacuum cleaner heads, but the submarine attachment will not work on existing vacuums.
The Dyson Purifier Big+Quiet Formaldehyde is a smart air purifier designed for large open-plan spaces in your home. It claims to trap and destroy formaldehyde, as well as 99.97 percent of other pollutants, and uses new “cone aerodynamics” to project its purifying powers over 32 feet. The Dyson Purifier HEPA Big+Quiet Formaldehyde is designed for shared commercial spaces.
Expectations from Dyson 360 Vis Nav Robot Vacuum
The Dyson 360 Vis Nav robot vacuum is expected to be expensive, like other Dyson products. It should be innovative, but from what Dyson has revealed, the company is prioritizing power and precision over new features. The robot vacuum does not have the option of mopping or self-emptying, which is a common feature in new robot vacuums today. Also, it does not appear to have AI-powered obstacle avoidance, only regular debris dodging. However, the robot vacuum has a high-level processor that thinks and adapts to the data it collects from 26 sensors to avoid obstacles, detect dust, and find walls. The smaller size of the robot vacuum is another significant change. The Dyson 360 Vis Nav can get under furniture as low as 3.9 inches, making it more convenient for users.
Dyson has introduced new products to the market, including the Dyson 360 Vis Nav robot vacuum, which is designed to work better in complicated American homes. The robot vacuum is more powerful and has a faster processor than its predecessors. Dyson has also announced a wet vacuum cleaner, cordless stick vacuums, and two air purifiers. The Dyson Submarine is the company’s first wet vacuum cleaner, while the Dyson Purifier Big+Quiet Formaldehyde and the Dyson Purifier HEPA Big+Quiet Formaldehyde are designed for large open-plan spaces in homes and shared commercial spaces, respectively. Dyson did not provide pricing or release dates for some of the new products, including the Dyson 360 Vis Nav. However, the Dyson Gen5 vacuums are coming on June 6th.