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Isabel Allende
The Automatic Vacuum Cleaner

automatic broom: A cute little round thing that you can place in a room or on your area rug and push a button, say on your way out the door to work. when you come back, you retrieve it, and place it back on the charger.

edge devil: another type of small cute automatic vacuum that cleans the edges of your rooms for you, where all that dust and cat hair accumulates.


start button
Area/Edge button
fault light: (full, stall, low battery)
metal alert (earrings, coins, etc)

18v NiCad and charger


intake air transparency sensing
Area covering algorithm
range/location/edge sensing
Metal sensing
Stall sensing