Technology expertise

We are committed to fostering invention, discovery and technological exploration in the pursuit of practical and valuable robot products for the home.

iRobot is at the forefront of developing technologies in the areas of mapping and navigation, human-robot interaction, and physical solutions. We seek to build an ecosystem of robots and technologies to enable the smart home, both through internal initiatives and by building strategic external partnerships.

iRobot was founded in 1990 by Massachusetts Institute of Technology roboticists with the vision of making practical robots a reality. Today, iRobot is the leading global consumer robot company.