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Ce soir à la télé: “A bon entendeur” teste les robots-aspirateurs

Ce soir à la télévision suisse romande, “A bon entendeur” donne un aperçu sur notre projet “robots for daily life”. Un interview avec ma collègue Valérie Bauwens et autres collaborateurs à l’EPFL qui ont évalué la performance des robots-aspirateurs. La … Continue reading

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A strategy to make cleaning bearable

All participants I have met so far have developed strategies to make cleaning bearable. It is the mother who never cleans longer than 30 minutes. 30 minutes are ok and can be “inserted” now and then in her calendar, in-between … Continue reading

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It is about your relationship to the in-between vacuuming

First finding and hypothesis to be checked popping out why a Roomba gets adopted or not: “it is about your relationships with the inbetween vacuuming”. Roomba is about inbetween vacuuming. This is what it does great. It is not a … Continue reading

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Cleaning and vacuuming pain points

Cleaning or vacuuming is not a fascinating task in itself, but what is even more annoying are all the tasks you have to do beforehand that are tiring (e.g. tidying up the room, changing clothes, pulling out the vacuum out … Continue reading

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« Tell me how you clean and I will tell you who you are »

Ongoing learnings from our field research: First insights from the field research about people’s cleaning habits indicate that the way tasks are shared within an household disclose a lot about one’s personality and household’s intimacy. We start seeing that yes, … Continue reading

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