Dutch designer thinks it's a good place to start. At in Eindhoven this week, Roosegaarde presented an "electronic vacuum cleaner" that would help clear smog from the sky. Roosegaarde is working with the mayor of Beijing to demo the technology in a new city park.
The solution to Beijing's smog problem is no doubt much larger than "electronic vacuum cleaners" and an occasional patch of sunshine. But by creating a stark contrast in air quality in the middle of public spaces, Roosegaarde's project would be an inescapable reminder of how bad the problem really is.
In accordance with the present invention an improved electronic vacuum cleaner control system is provided for controlling the operation of a canister vacuum cleaner. The control system includes a control unit contained in the handle of the vacuum cleaner that is connected to a canister by a flexible hose. The hose contains a number of wires which support two-way communications between the control unit and the canister. The wires in the hose allow the canister to supply power to the control unit and also allow the control unit to receive signals from various sensors contained within the canister. The wires in the hose also allow the control unit to control the power that is applied to the vacuum cleaner suction motor by transmitting various control signals to the suction motor.
My First Kenmore electronic vacuum cleaner requires 3 ". C" batteries, not included. Ages 3 years and up. Warning: Choking Hazard - Small parts. Not for children under 3 years.