One of the bigger disappointments in the home robotics community (besides the constant disappointments by DDL) was Pilot Labs Moorebot Scout.
The Moorebot people said they do not implement SLAM and they let the Scout only run on two of the four cores of the ARM7 CPU because they fear heat problems.
It is a known fact that you need to take Kickstarter promises with a grain of salt, as it may come to changes during the production.
Some time ago I backed the Moorebot Scout on Kickstarter, it was advertised as an autonomous robot that could patrol your home. The shipping was one big mess, with wrong tracking number where the info …