Tuesday, April 28, 2009

iRobot Delivers 2,000th PackBot Robot

PackBot Continues to Keep Warfighters and Public Safety Professionals out of Harm’s Way iRobot Corp. (Nasdaq: IRBT) today it has delivered 2,000 PackBot robots to the U.S. military, public safety organizations and a variety of international customers. Born out of an initial research initiative with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) in 1998, the original PackBot has evolved with next-generation technology that puts combat-proven robots in the hands of soldiers today. The first PackBot created a new standard in unmanned reconnaissance and tactical robots and offered unprecedented mobility and durability. “The delivery of our 2,000th PackBot further validates the continued demand for our PackBot line of robots and the immediate need for unmanned ground vehicles to assist our troops in theater,” said Joe Dyer, president… View this post

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