iRobot has announced 2 new pet models in its lineup of floor cleaning Roombas. The 562 Pet Series Vacuum Cleaning Robot goes for $399 and the 532 Pet Series Vacuum Cleaning Robot goes for $349.
In other iRobot news, founder Rodney Brooks has decided to move on. He founded iRobot in 1990 with Colin Angle and Helen Greiner and has helped create a new industry with household robots like the Roomba.
Brooks will be working at a new company called Heartland Robotics. The Boston Globe reports Heartland Robotics will help
American workers be more productive through the use of robots.