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Sydney Home Show 2018

RobotZoo is showing off our clever cleaners at Sydney Home Show 2018, October 2-5. It's at the Sydney International Convention Centre, Darling Harbour. This clip gives an idea of what to expect. It may not be the biggest stand but it will be the most interesting, featuring smart autonomous cleaning machines that do the chores and clean the floors, windows, pools and lawns.  

By |September 19th, 2018|Events|

Robot Zoo Wombat Lawn Mower Ready For Summer

Getting the Robot Zoo Wombat Lawn Mower Ready For Summer This checklist has all the boxes to tick for getting the Robot Zoo Wombat lawn mower ready for summer. Check the Charging Station Check the Virtual Boundary Wire Check the Control Panel And Display With spring just around the corner, we're getting the Robot Zoo Wombat lawn mower ready for summer. Winter has been cold and dry, with little growth to the grass, and sitting in their charging stations, conserving their energies have been our Wombat and Wombat Joey mowers. Things are stirring, and we can now see the the Robot Zoo Wombat lawn mower ready for summer, ready for some spinning around. There's just a bit of preparation to do: Check the Charging Station

By |August 30th, 2018|Events|

RobotZoo Challenge #27: The FORM + DESIGN Window Cleaning Demo

What was the FORM + DESIGN window cleaning demo challenge? Okay, we had to speed things up a little to show it in 30 seconds. don't blink or you might miss them crawling all over the windows. But any deadline can be met with time-lapse photography! Why did we attempt the challenge? We went past FORM + DESIGN and we really liked their shop. But the windows needed a good clean, inside and out. The folks there were a little skeptical at first. Their shop window is so big, and our Gecko and Glider window cleaners are so small! Never mind, we and they were up for a challenge. The windows hadn't been done for a while so there was a

By |August 26th, 2018|Events|

When To Consider An Autonomous Or Robot Lawn Mower

Are There Advantages of Robot Lawn Mowers? Summer is around the corner, and people are starting to ask, what are the advantages of robot lawn mowers ? and, should I consider getting one? What is a robot lawn mower? A robot mower is just one that can be programmed to cut grass on its own, without the need for an operator. There are some situations when an autonomous solution could be useful, and some situations when it could be wasteful. We call these situations use-cases. What’s the case for and against robot lawn mowers? The case against ... Like all machines, Robot mowers have their uses, but they’re not for everyone. Choosing an autonomous solution could be overkill. Consider the

By |July 9th, 2018|Events|

Robotic Window Cleaners from Robot Zoo

Why should you buy one of Robot Zoo's amazing Robotic Window Cleaners? No one likes dirty windows, they always look unsightly, and we always want to see them clean and beautiful. But window cleaning can be a very tedious job. Think of all the hassle that one endures when climbing up a ladder with a cloth and applying some elbow grease. This will soon be over, with the new robotic window cleaners technology. Robot Zoo robotic window cleaner "Gecko" in action. The science of robotics continues to intrigue and excite us. Thanks to amazing new developments in household robotics and technology, we can get those dirty windows cleaned by a machine. The locally owned company, Robot Zoo, is

By |June 8th, 2018|Blog|

Student Engineer Awarded for Window Cleaning Innovation

Congratulations to Oliver Nicholls, 19, from Sydney, Australia. He came first among 1,800 competitors from 81 countries, regions and territories at the 2018 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) with a prototype of a window cleaning robot designed for the facades of commercial buildings. The competition, run by the Society for Science & the Public is the world’s largest international  science competition for pre-college students. Oliver entered the competition as part of the BHP Billiton Foundation Science and Engineering Awards Australian delegation and STANSW’s Young Scientist delegation. This was because he also was the winner of the 2018 BHP Billiton Foundation Science and Engineering Award. "The inspiration came when I was in school and there was a gent cleaning the awning and he

By |June 4th, 2018|Events|

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