Dyson 360 Eye

The Dyson 360 Eye™ robot’s eight cyclones have been fine-tuned to increase airflow and generate powerful centrifugal forces. With Radial Root Cyclone™ technology it can capture particles down to 0.5 microns – smaller than the width of a human hair.

Client: Dyson
Role: Robotics Software Engineer
Employment: 2012-2015

Background

Joined Dyson as the 8th team member on the Robotics team. Helped take the product from research prototype to consumer-grade product in retail stores.

My primary role was to develop the navigation, behavioural and systems software (C++11) for a computer vision and SLAM based robotic vacuum cleaner – Dyson 360 Eye.

Other Highlights

    • Software engineer and maintainer on Dyson’s first open source project – Ground Truth System.
    • Developing and managing production line device testing software. Managing relationship with contractors and visiting manufacturing facility in Asia to oversee use.
    • Responsible for software integration of Wi-Fi module on a Linux embedded system. Ensuring global regulatory compliance working with RF and compliance teams.
    • Maintainer of embedded Linux build system used by 30+ engineers.
    • Optimising Linux Kernel and filesystem boot time and size.

Awards

Vacuum Cleaner Of The Year – Trusted Reviews Award 2016

Press

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