Published on October 12th, 2020 | by admin
ECOVACS Celebrates Market Leadership in Australia with new ‘Hands-Off’ Robotic Vacuum Cleaning Experience
ECOVACS ROBOTICS, a global leader in home robotics, has today celebrated three years in Australia with the launch of the DEEBOT OZMO T8. The newest member of its T8 series of robot vacuums, it is the latest home cleaning robot from ECOVACS to deliver millimetre-level obstacle detection and avoidance with TrueDetect 3D technology. It is being launched both separately and in combination with the also newly released Auto-Empty Station to form the ‘T8+’ bundle, delivering the ultimate in both cleaning and convenience. These introductions further ECOVACS’ commitment to innovation and position in the industry that has seen it grow to become the market leader in the robotic vacuum category over its first three years in Australia.
The DEEBOT OZMO T8 provides users with the ultimate cleaning experience as the first DEEBOT product to include proprietary TrueDetect 3D technology that features advanced obstacle avoidance. Thanks to leading features such as ECOVACS’ own TrueMapping laser-based mapping and navigation technology, the DEEBOT OZMO T8 can map homes with four times the accuracy of previous models, and not miss a spot. Working alongside its OZMO™️ Mopping System, the DEEBOT OZMO T8 offers precise water control so users do not over-wet floors and is smart enough to automatically avoid carpets when the mopping pad is installed.
Since launching in Australia in late 2017, ECOVACS has had a singular focus on making daily lives easier and cleaning more effective, efficient, and hassle-free by delivering innovations in intelligent and connected home service robotics. Over this time, ECOVACS has consistently grown and, on its three-year anniversary, can now claim market leadership following the launch of its flagship DEEBOT OZMO T8 AIVI earlier this year.
“We made a bold commitment upon launching in Australia just three short years ago that we would change and grow the robot vacuum category by delivering an ever-evolving, best-in-class cleaning experience. Over the last three years we have dedicated our efforts to promoting and educating Australians’ views about what they should expect in a robot vacuum in both performance and features. We have integrated it into their smart home, made it easy to control from their phone, driven industry-leading innovation in mapping and mopping and delivered even longer battery life,” said Karen Powell, Head of ECOVACS ROBOTICS for Australia and New Zealand.
“In turn, Australians have embraced ECOVACS over this time, and I’m delighted that we have been able to grow such that we are now the market leader in robot vacuums in Australia across a range of metrics. The DEEBOT OZMO T8 and our new accessories launched today continue this commitment to innovate and launch new products into the market that will live up to the expectation of delivering the best cleaning experience.”
Key features of the DEEBOT OZMO T8 include:
TrueDetect 3D advanced obstacle avoidance technology for uninterrupted cleaning:
TrueDetect uses 3D structured light technology to detect, avoid and clean around furniture and objects like shoes, cords and small toys. It precisely scans for depth and distance to create a fast and accurate 3D image of space and objects, down to the millimetre level. Its object detection is 10X more accurate than traditional infrared technology.
TrueMapping precision mapping and navigation technology for thorough and efficient cleaning:
TrueMapping scans, maps and plans an efficient cleaning path faster and more precisely, to prevent missed or repeated areas. The laser mapping and navigation technology uses direct time-of-flight (dToF) laser sensors for 2X greater range (up to 10m) and 4X greater accuracy, detecting objects as small as 2mm. The precise maps enable advanced custom cleaning like unlimited boundaries (keep-out areas), support for multiple floors, and cleaning by room or area.
OZMO™ Mopping System for the convenience of vacuuming and mopping in-one-go:
Effective all-in-one cleaning removes over 99% of bacteria on floors. An electronically controlled water pump provides precise water flow control, and automatic carpet detection avoids carpets when mopping to keep them from getting wet. A full-size 240mL water tank covers over 2,000 square feet.
Up to 3 hours of runtime:
The 5200mAh lithium ion battery can easily clean a home that is more than 300 square metres on a single charge.
Powerful Accessories for the T8 Series
In addition to the new Auto-Empty Station, ECOVACS is also making its OZMO™ Pro Oscillating Mopping System available as a separate accessory for the first time. Compatible with the DEEBOT OZMO T8 Family of products, the two new accessories round-out a truly hands-off and next-level cleaning experience.
The new OZMO Pro builds upon the OZMO Mopping System by tackling the most stubborn of stains – including dried liquids and pet prints – with results comparable to an electronic mop. The OZMO Pro takes floor cleaning further than any system to-date, with high-frequency vibration that oscillates 480 times-per-minute and includes a unique, super-charged mopping mode. Two mopping patterns (quick scrubbing and deep scrubbing) and four different water release levels can also be customised to a users’ needs for a superior clean. With a large 240-milliliter water tank and mop detection sensors, the OZMO Pro automatically turns mopping mode on and off to avoid over-dampening or under-wetting floors. It also comes with easy-to-change disposable mopping cloths.
The new Auto-Empty Station provides 30-plus days of hands-free cleaning by automatically emptying the T8 or T8 AIVI, holding up to one month’s worth of dirt, debris and pet hair. With DEEBOT OZMO T8 and T8 AIVI voice alert on the ECOVACS app, users will be alerted when it’s time for a new bag. This easy upgradable feature provides DEEBOT owners with a non-stop home cleaning experience– without lifting a finger.
Pricing and Availability
The DEEBOT OZMO T8+, featuring the DEEBOT OZMO T8 and Auto Empty Station, is available now with an RRP of $1,299 from The Good Guys.
The ECOVACS OZMO-Auto Empty Station for the T8 AIVI and T8, is available now with an RRP of $399 from JB Hi-Fi & Godfreys.