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Wikipedia: Roomba is a series of autonomousrobotic vacuum cleaners sold by iRobot. Introduced in September 2002, Roomba features a set of sensors that enable it to perform its tasks. For instance, the Roomba is able to change direction upon encountering obstacles, to detect dirty spots on the floor, and to sense steep drops to keep it from falling down stairs. Roomba uses two independently operating side wheels that allow 360° turns in place. A rotating, 3-prong spinner brush can sweep debris from square corners into the vacuum slot under the round unit.