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iRobot Delivers 3,000th PackBot
02/16/10 — Massachusetts producer of COTS based, modular tactical mobile robot systems delivers its 3,000th unit since 2002 and vows it will continue to enhance capabilities. iRobot Corp. (NASDAQ: IRBT) announced that it has delivered its 3,000th PackBot tactical mobile robot. First introduced in 2002, the iRobot PackBot allows warfighters and public safety professionals to investigate suspicious objects and other dangerous scenarios from a safe standoff distance. “While this is an important milestone for iRobot, it also speaks volumes about the growing need for this technology on today’s battlefield,” said Joe Dyer, president of iRobot Government and Industrial Robots. “The investigation and…


Novint Awarded Military R&D Subcontract to Give Robots the Sense of Touch
10/13/09 — Developer of gaming consoles receives a subcontract from iRobot for “Remote Touch Kit” for PackBot unmanned ground vehicles that will allow soldiers to feel the actions of unmanned ground robots. Novint Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: NVNT) today announced it has been awarded a subcontract with iRobot Corp. (NASDAQ: IRBT) for a military robotics project funded by the Secretary of Defense Joint Ground Robotics Enterprise through the Robotics Technology Consortium (RTC). Under this subcontract, Novint will co-develop a Remote Touch Kit (RTK) for one of iRobot’s military-grade unmanned ground vehicles, called the PackBot. With the RTK soldiers will, for the first time,…






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