From The Jetsons’ Rosie through to Star Wars’ R2-D2, robot helpers have been the stuff of sci-fi dreams for decades. And though cleaner bots have been knocking around in one shape or other for a while, they’ve tended to be disappointing. But as you’d expect from the British design and engineering geniuses at Dyson, the Dyson 360 Eye robot vacuum cleaner is more than a match for your home-of-the-future desires.
Built around Dyson’s powerful V2 digital motor, and making use of the Radial Root Cyclone technology that lets the company’s upright vacuum cleaners suck up microscopic dust and dirt, the Dyson 360 Eye would give even a clean-freak’s vacuuming session a run for its money.
That’s because Dyson has made tonnes of smart design decisions throughout the 360 Eye to make sure it gives your home the best clean it can with every pass. Making use of over 420 patented technologies, the 360 Eye features a full-width brushbar, running along the length of the machine for maximum surface coverage. It’s also the only robot vacuum with carbon fibre filaments for hard floors and stiff nylon bristles for carpets which, paired with its tank-like treads, make it capable of taking on any surface it encounters.
It’s small too. Weighing just 2.44kg, its circular shape and smart programming lets it weave around furniture with ease, avoiding practically any obstacle that could prevent it giving your home a thorough clean.
But where does the “Eye” name come from? Sat on top of Dyson’s robot is a unique 360-degree vision system, which constantly helps it to scan its surroundings. From the information it gets back from the camera, the Dyson 360 Eye is able to remember where it has already cleaned to avoid unnecessary double passes and, when it has completed its task, can roll on back to its discrete charging dock without any input from you.
And, thanks to the Dyson Link app, you can control the Dyson 360 Eye robot vacuum cleaner from pretty much anywhere in the world. It links up to your bot, letting you remotely set schedules, start cleaning cycles and even check up on which areas of the house its cleaned through smart maps pinged back from the robot to your mobile device.
The 360 Eye is available now from Currys PC World with a 2 year guarantee included. There are a range of delivery options including next day delivery or free delivery within 5 days; or you can reserve online and collect in store at your nearest Currys PC World or Carphone Warehouse. You can even spread the cost with our uniquely flexible credit option, Your Plan, available online and in store.
The Dyson 360 Eye is the result of £28m of intense investment by Dyson, and it shows. It’s jam packed with innovations, and really is a cleaning product designed for a future in which all you have to do is put your feet up. The robot revolution is here and available right now from Dyson.
Are you ready?