Roomba robot gives your home a clean sweep Summary: At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, ZDNet's Patrick Houston tests iRobot's robotic floor vacuum and talks about why robots are a perfect fit for the home. January 15, 2003 -- 19:29 GMT (11:29 PST) Loading... Please wait. Topic: Emerging Tech Kick off your day with ZDNet's daily email newsletter. It's the freshest tech news and opinion, served hot. Get it.