Irobot Roomba 780

Irobot Roomba 780

The newest irobot roomba (TM) 700 series has arrived. iRobot Roomba 780 comes with a new dirst detection series 2 technology which enables the robot to clean the dirtiest as needed by allocating more time in those areas as necessary. It comes with a touchpad and also has an indicator as to when the dust […]

Today and future of military robotics – Report

According to a report that appeared on Australian SBS TV recently, today 1 in every 50 soldier in US army is a robot. At the same time, this proportion is increasing dramatically. Although being autonomous is a highly controversial subject and great majority of the robots are either non autonomous or semi autonomous, it is also […]

New Surveillance robot

The new surveillance robot that has been made by iROBOT for DARPA was presented the other day. The robot called “110 Firstlook” can observe its surroundings continuously with “persistent stare” and it is able to maneuver around in very tight and difficult conditions. The robot weighs less than 5 lbs and 10 inches, can stay […]

Adding more autonomy to Robots

In a new research and development project undertaken by DARPA, even more level of autonomy is aimed for robots. The goal of the project is to create robots that will be able to perform more advanced tasks by themselves, requiring only a high level of supervision from humans. The project team is divided into two, […]

iRobot Announces $6.1 Million Order from the U.S. Army for Robot Spares

BEDFORD, Mass., Sept. 8, 2009: iRobot Corp. (NASDAQ: IRBT) today announced that it has received a $6.1 million order from the U.S. Army Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training, and Instrumentation (PEO STRI). This is the twelfth order under an existing $200 million Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract. The current total contract value now stands […]

Gutter Cleaning Robot

iRobot Announces 2nd Generation Looj™ Gutter Cleaning Robot, Launches iRobot iTube Channel at CES. World’s Only Gutter-Cleaning Robot Sports New Internal Antenna, Anti-Flipping Auger and Smart Speed. LAS VEGAS, NV. Consumer Electronics Show, January 8, 2009, iRobot Corp. (NASDAQ: IRBT) today unveiled the second generation iRobot® Looj™ Gutter Cleaning Robot at the International Consumer Electronics […]

US Military awards $200 million contract to I-Robot

The contract is awarded for miscellaneous needs for equipment and parts as army’s need for robots grows. The robots that are taking role in combats in Iraq and Afghanistan have so far successfully completed their missions while keeping the soldiers at a safe distance from harm’s way. The most important missions by robots include bomb […]

iRobot to Create Revolutionary New Robot for DARPA

Company Receives $3.3 Million Award to Develop Cutting-Edge Robots that Help Soldiers Gain Access to Denied or Hostile Areas BEDFORD, Mass.(BUSINESS WIRE)iRobot Corp. (NASDAQ: IRBT) today announced the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and the U.S. Army Research Office have awarded the company a new multi-year, multi-million dollar R&D project to develop Chemical Robots […]