Samsung Announces the NaviBot Light

Dec 05, 2012

An affordable addition to the growing Samsung robotic floor care range

SYDNEY, Australia – December 5, 2012 – Samsung Electronics Australia, today launched the latest addition to the popular robotic cleaning range – the NaviBot Light. After the successful launch of the NaviBot S earlier this year, Samsung has now introduced an entry-point model that provides a hands-free automated floor clean. The NaviBot Light (SR8751) is an intelligent device, powered by amazing technology including a Visionary Mapping™ System, various cleaning modes and a slim model design - beneficial for narrow areas.

With the use of Samsung’s Visionary Mapping™ Navigation System, the NaviBot Light has the capability to complete cleaning with a fast reaction to obstacles and cords, helping to ensure an effective clean. The NaviBot Light also has the ability to memorise its cleaning path, calculate its location in the home, and keep track of where it has cleaned and what is still left to finish off.

“The latest NaviBot Light is a reliable and smart floor cleaning device for those with a busy schedule or who dread the weekly vacuum. The NaviBot Light is another example of how Samsung aims to push the boundaries in the robotic floor cleaning space,” said Mike Lilly, Head of Home Appliances, Samsung Electronics Australia. “Samsung is responding to the strong consumer interest and demand in the robotic vacuum cleaner space by providing an entry point model which still boasts exceptional features and benefits like the NaviBot predecessors.”

Visionary Mapping™ System
The NaviBot Light creates a map of your house using an onboard camera and a suite of advanced sensors. The Visionary Mapping™ System can capture images at 30 frames per second with the onboard camera, creating a map of your house and plotting what it determines to be the optimum route to achieve outstanding cleaning coverage. This system also creates a virtual map that assists the device in deciding a quick and safe route while cleaning. The NaviBot Light’s clever cognitive mapping technology uses two CPU control chips, which serve as the ‘brain’ behind its intelligent navigation program.

Impressive Cleaning Ability
The NaviBot Light provides an outstanding cleaning performance to help ensure debris, pet hair and fluff are collected in the 0.6L washable filter. The NaviBot Light has an exceptional design to help prevent hair from wrapping around the brushes, as well as sweeping blades and brush protection combs to assist with collecting stubborn dirt.

Various cleaning modes are available with the latest NaviBot device for added convenience including:

  • Auto Mode – the NaviBot Light completes one cycle of cleaning within the home and then automatically returns to its docking station. If the battery is too low for a full clean, it returns to the dock to recharge and then resumes cleaning where it left off.
  • Spot Mode – allows users to specify an area where the most cleaning is needed. It’s simple to program the NaviBot Light to clean an area up to 1.5 metres in diameter using a spiraling motion.
  • Max Mode – the NaviBot Light continually cleans until the battery is low and automatically returns to its docking station
  • Manual Mode through the use of the directional buttons on the convenient remote control, users can manually control where the NaviBot Light cleans.

Pricing and Availability
The Samsung NaviBot Light (SR8751) is available now for RRP $599.00

Specifications

Model Code Description
SR8751 Net width: 355mm Net length: 90mm
Navigation System: Visionary Mapping
Ni-MH Battery
Recharging Time – 120mins (approx.)
Running Time – 90mins (approx.)
Four cleaning modes: auto, spot, max, manual
Side brush X 2
Pet hair care
EPA 11 Filter
Remote control
Auto Docking
Cliff sensor X 3
Soft & wide rubber guard
3 X anti-tangle sensors
Auto-stop at lifting
Accessory: Cleaning tool
LED display


About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2011 consolidated sales of US$143.1 billion. Employing approximately 227,000 people in 203 offices across 75 countries, the company operates two separate organisations to coordinate its nine independent business units: Digital Media & Communications, comprising Visual Display, Mobile Communications, Telecommunication Systems, Digital Appliances, IT Solutions, and Digital Imaging; and Device Solutions, consisting of Memory, System LSI and LED. For more information, please visit www.samsung.com.

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Debra Hole
Edelman for Samsung Australia
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