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Last year, the Neato Botvac joined the Internet of Things with the Wi-Fi-enabled Botvac Connected, allowing users to boss it around with a smartphone app. Now the little robo-maid is earning its Connected title all over again, with Neato adding voice control functionality through Amazon’s Alexa.
At IFA, Neato Robotics is showing the latest dust-sucker to join its Botvac line. The Botvac Connected, as the name suggests, packs Wi-Fi connectivity for control from a user's smartphone.