Lasers proved to be too expensive, and high definition video didn’t exist.
Behind these operational challenges was technology that wasn’t ready to meet the demands at an affordable price point.
Below is a list of the primary deficiencies that the industry faced.
Wet floors would result in wheel slippage, which led directly to errors in distance calculations and robots that failed to clean the entirety of the programmed surfaces.
Worse yet, if the error was significant, the robot would get lost and would be unable to re-establish the correct route.
The time has arrived for commercial businesses, particularly in the retail, industrial/warehouse, education, airport and office building segments to reconsider robotic cleaning. and counting In August 1983 my motivation to pursue and integrate robotic cleaning equipment into my business was ignited.