There are plenty of robot vacuums on the market. If you want to control yours from anywhere, you need to add a WiFi module to your robot. The Neato BotVac Connected Robot already offers WiFi connectivity. You will be able to start, stop, and control it from wherever you are. You also get notification on the go.
The device uses laser mapping and navigation with real-time object detection to scan and map your rooms. It has Eco and Turbo modes to pick up dirt, dust, pet hair, and more. The above video shows how to connect this robot vacuum to your smartphone. More information is available here.