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iRobot’s 110 FirstLook

iRobot unveiled their newest military robot this week. It is also their first throwable robot. The robot called FirstLook is a tread based robot with flippers to help it up stairs or over obstacles. FirstLook can also right itself if … Continue reading

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iRobot Introduces Telepresence Robot

iRobot this week introduced a new telepresence robot at CES called AVA.  This robot can self adjust it’s own height from 3 to 5 feet and is topped off with a tablet pc. It has an array of sensors to … Continue reading

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iRobot Scooba 230

iRobot has just introduced a new floor cleaning robot called the Scooba 230. This compact round robot uses a cleaning solution to remove 97% of all bacteria from your kitchen and bathroom floors.  The Scooba 230 can also be used … Continue reading

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iRobot Receives Contracts for Seaglider

iRobot recently received two contracts from the  Naval Oceanographic Office (NAVOCEANO).  The first contract is for $900,000 and will refurbish and upgrade NAVOCEANO’s existing Seaglider fleet.  The second contract worth $920,000 will provide new Seaglider’s. Seaglider is a torpedo like … Continue reading

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Army Orders More PackBot Parts

The US Army has just awarded iRobot with a $14 million contract to provide more parts and software for their PackBots. The order from the U.S. Army TACOM Contracting Center in Warren, Mich., will allow the Army to upgrade its … Continue reading

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