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i-Tribot / vacuum system


When you press the power button, sensors on the three feet senses objects, enabling i-tribot to avoid obstacles during clean up and to climb up walls to reach top of bookcase, windows, and any other areas. The i-tribot’s three legs are made of fiber textile, which plays a crucial role when it’s climbing the wall. Its main body is composed of a unique vacuum system. The i-tribot will not only keep your house clean, but also change your lifestyle as well.


Northumbria University

Northumbria University
Newcastle Upon tyne, United Kingdom


northumbria university

northumbria university
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

Hee Young Lee