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84 Examples of Advanced Cleaning Technology

From Automatic Fuzzball Dusters to Vacuum-Powered Mops

— October 30, 2013 — Art & Design
These examples of cleaning technology are ideal for those who don't think doing household chores is therapeutic. For those who would rather hand off these menial tasks to someone else, fortunately there are bots and drones that are designed to pick up after people and perform this task well, without complaint.

You don't typically think of objects like trash cans and brooms as amazing, but adding technological capabilities to these household cleaning devices certainly makes them so.

With an aging population finding it difficult to clean for themselves, assisted cleaning is more important than ever. But really, lazy college students and overwhelmed parents will appreciate being able to reap the benefits from these hi-tech cleaning devices too.
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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
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Computer-Cleaning Caddies
Computer-Cleaning Caddies
The Techlink Keepit Clean is a Complete Toolkit for Tidying Electronics
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89
Self-Tailing Vacuums
Self-Tailing Vacuums
LG RoboCyking Follows Users Around Like a Happy Puppy
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88
Spinning Ear-Cleaning Swabs
Spinning Ear-Cleaning Swabs
The Oto-Tip is an Automated Spinning Swab That Safely Cleans Your Ears
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87
Tangle-Avoiding Vacuums
Tangle-Avoiding Vacuums
The Dyson Tangle-Free Turbine Tool Avoids Knots
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86
Dirt-Detecting Vacuum Cleaners
Dirt-Detecting Vacuum Cleaners
This Vacuum Adjusts Air Flow and Suction to Maximize Cleaning
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85
Autonomous Vacuums
Autonomous Vacuums
The Toshiba Smarbo Cleans Up House So You Don't Have To
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84
Laser-Guided Vacuums
Laser-Guided Vacuums
This Robot Vacuum is Able to Map Out the Rooms of Your House
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83
Cricket Bat-Shaped Vacuums
Cricket Bat-Shaped Vacuums
The Vivacuum for Blind Makes Cleaning Chores More Manageable
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82
Fluid-Absorbing Hoovers
Fluid-Absorbing Hoovers
The SpotVac Sucks Liquid Messes Up From Underneath Your Carpet
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81
Unplugged Handheld Hoovers
Unplugged Handheld Hoovers
The Gtech AirRam Cordless Vacuum is Streamlined and Mess-Free
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80
Hi-Tech Dirt Hoovers
Hi-Tech Dirt Hoovers
The Dyson Digital Slim Vacuum Comes With a Floor Brush Attachment
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79
Palm-Sized Portable Washers
Palm-Sized Portable Washers
The Dolfi Washing Machine is as Compact as Your Computer Mouse
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78
Water-Infused Jewelry Cleaners
Water-Infused Jewelry Cleaners
The Ultrasonic Jewelry Cleaner Will Get Rid of Dirt and Stains
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77
Sensor-Activated Waste Bins
Sensor-Activated Waste Bins
The Smart Trash Can by Minoru Kurata Moves Around to Catch Garbage
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76
Self-Cleaning Cashmere Clothing
Self-Cleaning Cashmere Clothing
This Newly Developed Material Means Going to the Dry Cleaner Less
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75
Besom-Resembling Hoovers
Besom-Resembling Hoovers
The Hi-Tech Vacuun Cleaner Imitates the Iconic Duo of Broom and Bucket
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74
Charismatic Cleaning Gadgets
Charismatic Cleaning Gadgets
The Cocorobo Vacuum is Packed with Personality
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73
Cleaning Service Apps
Cleaning Service Apps
The Homejoy App Allows Homeowners to Digitally Book Cleaners
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72
Eco Lumber Dustbusters
Eco Lumber Dustbusters
The Stem Vacuum Cleaner Offers a Green Way to Clean
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71
Dirt-Detecting Robotic Vacuums
Dirt-Detecting Robotic Vacuums
iRobot's Roomba Vacuum Will Ensure a Precise Cleaning Process
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70
Handheld Wireless Vacuums
Handheld Wireless Vacuums
The Kobold VC100 is a Compact Carpet Cleaner
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69
Remote-Controlled Garbages
Remote-Controlled Garbages
Koysho Gomiba Go Trash Can Makes Being a Couch Potato Cleaner
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68
Wireless Robotic Vacuums
Wireless Robotic Vacuums
The Irobot Roomba 790 Can Be Commanded More Conveniently
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67
Fingerprint-Free Screen Cleaners
Fingerprint-Free Screen Cleaners
The Touchscreen Mist Cleaners is Slender and Efficient
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66
Compact Stationary Dustbusters
Compact Stationary Dustbusters
This Touchless Stationary Vacuum Makes Cleaning a Breeze
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65
Diamond-Covered Vacuums
Diamond-Covered Vacuums
The Swarovski-Encrusted HYLA GST Adds Bling to Your Cleaning
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64
Food-Digesting Cleaners
Food-Digesting Cleaners
Bio Clean by Kyuho Song is Fueled by Converting Bio Waste into Energy
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63
Self-Charging Automatic Vacuums
Self-Charging Automatic Vacuums
The Sumabo Robot Vacuum is the Smart Way to Clean
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62
Crystallized Cleaning Tools
Crystallized Cleaning Tools
Haute Couture Vacuums are for the Luxury-Seeking Housewife
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61
Golf Ball Dusters
Golf Ball Dusters
The Dust Ball Robot Makes Cleaning Cute and Fun
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60
Eco Sterilizing Appliances
Eco Sterilizing Appliances
Steam Cleaner by Adriano Conti Makes Scrubbing Redundant
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59
Voice-Activated Vacuums
Voice-Activated Vacuums
LG Launches the 'Roboking' Robotic Vacuum Cleaner in Korea
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58
Gaming-Inspired Robotic Cleaners
Gaming-Inspired Robotic Cleaners
The Halo Robot Vacuum Cleaner Cleans with Voice Commands
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57
Electronic Pest Suckers
Electronic Pest Suckers
Take Care of Your Own Pest Problems with the Bug Vacuum
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56
Sleek Sculptural Hoovers
Sleek Sculptural Hoovers
The Equate Vacuum Cleaner Flaunts and Elegant and Intriguing Form
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55
Self-Organized Dustpans
Self-Organized Dustpans
'Complete Me, Please' by Hsiang Wang Makes Cleaning Easy
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54
Self-Cleaning Ceramics
Self-Cleaning Ceramics
Active Ceramic Developed Tiles That Rid the Air of Pollutants and Bacteria
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53
Motorcycle-Like Hoovers
Motorcycle-Like Hoovers
The Jet Handheld Vacuum Expresses the Power and Speed of a Chopper
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52
Hybrid Household Cleansers
Hybrid Household Cleansers
Broo-ver by Ben Fursdon Makes Cleaning a Swift, Effortless Sweep
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51
Ultraviolet Shoe Sterilizers
Ultraviolet Shoe Sterilizers
This Shoe Sanitizer Keeps Your Footwear Fancy and Fungus-Free
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50
Power Cleaning Gadgets
Power Cleaning Gadgets
Evolution Robotics Mint Sweeper is Like an Energized Swiffer
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49
Annular Handle Hoovers
Annular Handle Hoovers
This Electrolux Vacuum Cleaner is Optimized for Maneuverability
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48
Floor-Cleaning Sneakers
Floor-Cleaning Sneakers
Foki Shoes Keep Your House Bacteria & Dust-Free
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47
Insect-Eliminating Hoovers
Insect-Eliminating Hoovers
The Sidekick Vacuum Cleaner Safely Relocates Spiders from a Distance
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46
Petaled Air Purifiers
Petaled Air Purifiers
The Electrolux Lotus Blossoms with Atmosphere-Improving Features
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45
Robotic Grass Cutters
Robotic Grass Cutters
The Honda Miimo Lawnmower Does Outdoor Chores for Owners
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44
Full Trash Can Notifiers
Full Trash Can Notifiers
Enevo's Waste Management Solutions Save Time and Money
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43
Minimalist Modern Vacuums
Minimalist Modern Vacuums
The Dyson DC41 Animal Boasts a Shape-Adapting Form
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42
Self Propelling Brooms
Self Propelling Brooms
Broomba Travels Around Rooms Cackling and Playing Scary Music
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41
Mechanical Cleaning Critter
Mechanical Cleaning Critter
The Scorio Robotic Vacuum Cleaner Looks Alive
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40
Dusting Mini Bots
Dusting Mini Bots
Panasonic Fukitorimushia Floor Cleaning Inchworm Robot
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39
Suctioned Trash Collectors
Suctioned Trash Collectors
The Vacbin by Jocelyn Sie is a Hybrid Vacuum and Garbage Bin
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38
Transformer Vacuums
Transformer Vacuums
The All-in-One Robot Cleaner Features a Tiny Detachable Helper
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37
Automatic Fuzzball Dusters
Automatic Fuzzball Dusters
The Mocoro Fluffy Robotic Cleaner is a Bouncy Ball of Dirt
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36
Germ-Revealing Ultraviolet Sanitizers
Germ-Revealing Ultraviolet Sanitizers
The Influenza Saver Sterilizes Electronics
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35
Eclectic Garbage Bots
Eclectic Garbage Bots
Andrea Petrachi Creates Robots Made from Trash
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34
High-Tech Lint Rollers
High-Tech Lint Rollers
The Kesu Static Cleaner Keeps Your Clothes Free from Pet Dander
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33
Micro Robot Floor Cleaners
Micro Robot Floor Cleaners
The iRobot Scooba 230 is Your Tiny Technologic Cleaning Solution
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32
Robotic Poop Recyclers
Robotic Poop Recyclers
The Eco-Friendly Samu Dog Robot Turns Pet Waste into Compost
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31
Dual-Action Vacs
Dual-Action Vacs
The UVacuum Cleaner Sucks Up and Zaps All Sorts of Dirt
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30
Robotic Arm Vacuum Cleaners
Robotic Arm Vacuum Cleaners
Igor Levinsky's Vacuum Jet Looks Like a Robotic Arm Attachment
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29
Spy Cam Vacuums
Spy Cam Vacuums
The Intelligent Robot Vacuum Cleaner Has a Wireless IP Camera
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28
Micro Vacuums
Micro Vacuums
The Dyson DC-26 is Perfect for Small Space Living
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27
Heat-Enabled Scrub Brushes
Heat-Enabled Scrub Brushes
The Electrolux Waterless Cleaner Reduces Liquid Waste
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26
Floor-Swiffering Robots
Floor-Swiffering Robots
Evolution Robotics Introduces the Mint at CES 2010
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25
Corner-Capable Hoovers
Corner-Capable Hoovers
The Electrolux Robot Vacuum was Designed with Nooks and Crannies in Mind
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24
Hybrid Vacuum-Mop Robots
Hybrid Vacuum-Mop Robots
Moneual's Rydis H67 is a Compact Bot That Cleans in Two Ways
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23
Finger-Disinfecting Devices
Finger-Disinfecting Devices
The Electrolux HandCleaner Promises Precision Sanitization
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22
Retro Record Cleaners
Retro Record Cleaners
This Vinyl Cleaning Device Keeps Your Records Ready to Scratch
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21
Technological Trash Cans
Technological Trash Cans
The 'Techno-Pods' Garbage Bin Design Gives Updates on LED Screens
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20
Vacuum-Powered Mops
Vacuum-Powered Mops
The Dyson 'Hard DC57' Cordless Vacuum Sucks While Wiping
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19
Sack-Sealing Rubbish Bins
Sack-Sealing Rubbish Bins
Laser Trash Can Integrates a Mechanical Notch to Close Off Garbage Bags
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18
Boomerang Tidying Devices
Boomerang Tidying Devices
The Electrolux Twister Zips Around Your Home to Provide a Complete Clean
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17
Step-Sensitive Vacuums
Step-Sensitive Vacuums
The Robo Tap Cleaner Tidies Where Your Toes Tell it to
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16
Heatless Clothes Dryers
Heatless Clothes Dryers
The DryMate Uses Vacuum Condensation to Dry Clothes
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15
Dust-Busting Mittens
Dust-Busting Mittens
The Ariete Magic Glove Vacuum is Convenient Cleaning at Your Fingertips
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14
Dew-Inspired Hoovers
Dew-Inspired Hoovers
The Nanophea Robot Vacuum Uses Droplets to Remove Dust
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13
Hi-Tech Towel Racks
Hi-Tech Towel Racks
The Clea Hands Disinfection Device is a Contact-Free Cleanser
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12
River Rock Clothes Cleaners
River Rock Clothes Cleaners
Ovum Washing Machine Embodies the Organic Essense of Natural Washtubs
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11
Hi-Tech Tortoise Hoovers
Hi-Tech Tortoise Hoovers
The Electrolux Hover Bot Cleans Every Surface of Your Home Automatically
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10
Futuristic Feather Dusters
Futuristic Feather Dusters
The Du.Static by Won Suk Lee Cleans with a Flick of a Wand
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9
Star Wars Hoovers
Star Wars Hoovers
The R2VAC2 by Agent-Spiff Creates a Spatial Vacuum
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8
Handy Hoover Droids
Handy Hoover Droids
The Combi Vacuum Cleaner Works with and Without Your Direction
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7
Intelligent Trash Cans
Intelligent Trash Cans
Jongchul Kim Creates the Mint-Pass Rubbish Can
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6
Compact Corner Clothes Cleaners
Compact Corner Clothes Cleaners
The Minimus Washing Machine Launders Small Loads Efficiently
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5
Dry Cleaning Clothing Hangers
Dry Cleaning Clothing Hangers
This Smart Clothing Hanger Conveniently Doubles as a Dry Cleaner
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4
Space Age Clothes Cleaners
Space Age Clothes Cleaners
The Orbital Washing Machine is a Futuristic Eco Cleaning Device
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3
Remote Controlled Cleaning Devices
Remote Controlled Cleaning Devices
Clean and Kick Up Your Feet with the Electric Mop
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2
Soapless Eco Clothes Cleaners
Soapless Eco Clothes Cleaners
The Orbit Washing Machine Lets You Do Laundry Anywhere
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1
Window-Brightening Devices
Window-Brightening Devices
The Rail Robot and Plan't Clean and Decorate Your View to the Outdoors
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