In theory, robot vacuums should be the sort of appliance that you set and forget. However, all too often, stairs trips them up, throw rugs ensnare them, and pets get infuriated when their water bowls get overturned.
Fear not, Neato has come up with an innovative solution: No-go lines. The Neato Botvac D7 Connected has the ability to create a digital floor plan of your home. You can then draw lines on that map via your smart phone, declaring where the D7 can and cannot go.