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RE2, Inc. Awarded Funding to Develop a Conformal End-Effector
06/22/10 — RE2 and partner Stealth Composites awarded a contract from the Robotics Technology Consortium to develop new classes of end-effectors for the Advanced Explosive Ordnance Disposal Robotic Systems program. RE2, Inc., a developer of intelligent modular manipulation systems, announced that it has been awarded a research and development contract with the Robotics Technology Consortium to develop Conformal End-Effector (CE2) technology for the Advanced Explosive Ordnance Disposal Robotic Systems (AEODRS) program at NAVEODTECHDIV. The goal of this program is to develop a hand-like end-effector with the strength to lift a 155mm shell, the agility needed to perform delicate maneuvers such as removing…

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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