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Dyson’s AR app shows you where you’ve vacuumed

Illustration showing how the Dyson CleanTrace app works
Dyson wants to make cleaning fun again, but I was already having fun letting the robots do it. | Image: Dyson

Dyson has developed a new feature that uses your smartphone’s augmented reality sensors to virtually paint over areas you’ve vacuumed, so you can see if you’ve missed a spot.

The feature, called CleanTrace, uses the lidar scanner found on Pro or Pro Max iPhones 12 and newer and requires you to attach your phone to the vacuum. For now, the $1,000 Gen5detect is the only dust sucker in Dyson’s ranks that will accept the smartphone clamp, which will be sold separately. We’re not yet sure how much it’ll cost. Dyson is planning to add the feature to its mobile app as a free update when it launches this June.

CleanTrace exists because “consumers are haphazard and inefficient – regularly overing the same areas multiple times and missing other…

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