irobot packbot
 
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mar 02, 2010

irobot packbot

while irobot is best known for their vacuum cleaner robot, the company also makes industrial robots including the military and government packbot. since launching in 2007, 3000 packbots have now been shipped around the world for use in military and law enforcement applications. the robot is small and very lightweight, perfect for navigating in tricky places, it maneuvers on two tank tread and has an articulated arm mounted on top. a camera is mounted on the arm allow the operator to see what the packbot sees from a safe distance. the user operates the bot using a video game-like controller, watching through a display. the packbot’s main mission is inspecting and disposing of explosives or suspected devices.

http://www.irobot.com

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