Founded in 1990, Massachusetts-based iRobot is an advanced technology corporation that designs robots for both household and military use; in 2002 the company launched the Roomba? autonomous robotic home vacuum cleaner. Today the company is a worldwide leader in robotics, creating devices that do more than housework; they defuse bombs, lead rescues and save lives. The technologically advanced household cleaning product line includes a variety of reliable and durable Roomba? vacuum cleaning robots; Scooba? floor scrubbing robots; Braava? floor mopping robots; Mirra? pool cleaning robots; Looj? gutter cleaning robots and a host of replacement parts, spare brushes, batteries, mopping cloths; accessory kits and more. The robotic vacuums and cleaners scrub and clean hard floors and vacuum most surfaces with minimal oversight; the pool cleaners and gutter cleaners operate in a similar manner.