According to recent research, the global robotic vacuum cleaner market stood at $ 3.36 billion in 2016. It is projected to grow at a CAGR of over 13%, in value terms, between 2017 and 2022, to reach $7.04 billion by 2022 in response to a growing number of working women, raising awareness regarding indoor pollution, and surging demand for innovative home automation appliances across the globe. On the basis of the region, Europe’s residential robotic vacuum cleaners dominated the market. The European residential robotic vacuum cleaner market is estimated to be valued at $1,085 million (USD) by the end of 2021.
The soaring demand for home automation and its related electrical appliances should come as no surprise. Imagine cleaning and sweeping up around the house after a long day at work. If you are feeling less than enthusiastic about household chores, don’t worry, because you may just be relieved from that kind of pressure once and for all.
Home automation robots make up around 20% of the worldwide vacuum cleaner market right now. Thanks to the ever-rising population and the consequent increase in the number of residential units, especially in emerging economies like the Asia Pacific and Latin America, the rapidly growing demand for robotic vacuums is almost self-assured and spontaneous. Nevertheless, homeowners aren't the only ones in desperate need of robotic vacuums, commercial and industrial facilities may prove themselves to be prominent clients as well.
The expansion of clientele and their more diverse backgrounds aren’t the only trends detected in the home automation market, where smart home appliances used to be bulky and pricey with limited options. Many might have wondered how practical a robotic vacuum cleaner is for everyday use. For instance, a consumer would like to know if the robot can mop the floor in addition to vacuuming, and does it work in the dark?
Luckily, the market for home automation will be aiming at more user-friendly and affordable options. Take Roborock S5, Roborock’s flagship robot vacuum cleaner, as an example: as a pioneering home automation appliance, it boasts its high-precision LDS, computed with the industry-leading SLAM algorithm to generate a real-time map, which plans a route for cleaning even, yes, in the dark. Since suction alone can never be sufficient for a clean and tidy household, it offers a mopping function in addition, yet it does not leave water trails behind at all.
For cost-conscious consumers who couldn’t make an excuse for such a costly purchase, Roborock proudly offers them another entry-level robot vacuum cleaner, Xiaowa C10, the first of its kind in the home automation market. Similar to Roborock S5 and Xiaowa E2, Xiaowa C10 is packed with a high-power fan for suction, extra-large capacity for dust, the outstanding battery life of a 2600mAh Li-ion battery, and remote-control application.
As you can see, the home automation market, especially robotic vacuums, will be booming in the next 10 years, where consumers will also witness diversity in users and more intelligent and economical products.