Whiz robot for cleaning floors
SoftBank Group Corp. is introducing a new robot Whiz, an autonomous floor-cleaning machine for businesses, Whiz will go on sale in Japan in February, Robot Cleaner The 32-kg machine is powered by self-driving software and an array of sensors from Brain Corp. The robot comes with a handle which a human uses to “teach” it the layout of the space that needs cleaning. After that it can perform the task autonomously. The machine comes equipped with a laser range finder, 3D camera, collision sensor and a battery that can power it for as long as three hours. It can operate safely even when humans are present.