According to him, Lymow Rhino, the first-ever product by his startup, will target three types of up-and-middle-class consumers: programmers, geeks and high-earners.
Mowing robots, despite being a niche segment, have become a magnet for established firms and startups across the world, as households in Western countries are in search of reliable robotic mowers to automate the task and keeping their yards clean and tidy.
Changyao tries to set itself apart from industry peers with a unique suite of solutions. "Lawns in Western countries are varied, entailing different solutions for different scenarios," said Hu Yue, founder and CEO of Changyao. "A one-size-fits-all approach to navigation and sensing won't work."