By The Nation
The company said in a press release on Thursday that the new robot is the most cutting-edge model with a number of advances and it has gained success across the globe since its release.
Packed with innovative technologies that work together for a clean home including automatic dirt disposal, smart mapping technology, mobile app connection and voice command, the robots will be displayed and demonstrated to Thais for the first time at Fashion Hall, 1st floor, Siam Paragon from Thursday until Sunday.
Hajime Hikino, Vice President and General Manager, iRobot Corporation Asia-Pacific, said: “iRobot was founded in 1990 by Massachusetts Institute of Technology roboticists who have committed to the vision of making practical robots a reality. Today, iRobot is successfully known as a pioneering leader in the vacuuming robot industry with more than 25 million robots sold over 60 countries and a portfolio of 1,000 patents worldwide. As of now, the Roomba i7+ robot is considered the smartest and most efficient iRobot model to date.”
Apichat Leenutaphong, President of THrobotics and Sharich Holding Group, said, the success of THrobotics in Thai vacuuming robot market for the past eight years is the result of our efforts in communicating correct information about products’ practical values to customers, and to ensure them that iRobot’s vacuuming robot is way more than just a luxury gadget.
"At the same time, we carry out sales promotion activities and expand distribution channels at department stores and online marketplaces to reach wider groups of customers and achieve improved sales results. We believe the launch of iRobot Roomba i7+ robots will provide Thai consumers, both new generation and families, greater smart living.
“iRobot maintains a strong customer base in Thailand as its best-in-class quality and service are constantly emphasised. One of the evident proofs is that customers who bought our robot 8 years ago are still enjoying the robots’ capabilities to this day. We also continue to improve our after sales service which is key to our business. Our staffs are directly trained from iRobot US headquarter. Meanwhile, our maintenance service is operated by experienced robotic engineers who are well-versed in identifying issues and solutions in order to assist our customers accordingly,” Apichat added.