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Do soldiers get too attached to battlefield robots?

A University of Washington researcher finds that soldiers develop emotional bonds with robots deployed in place of humans -- and that may affect their battlefield performance.

By September 19, 2013


From living rooms to battlefields at iRobot (photos)

Road Trip 2010: For years, iRobot has helped soldiers and homemakers alike and is now planning for the future of both.

22 Images By July 15, 2010


BEAR robot roars to the rescue

The Army-funded humanoid can locate victims in a mine shaft, battlefield, toxic spill, or quake-damaged structure and carry them over long distances to safety.

By August 22, 2009


Killer robots? Yes, you should be worried

An expert in AI warns that a push toward greater autonomy for battlefield bots, some already armed with machine guns or missiles, poses a serious and imminent risk.

By February 27, 2008


iRobot's macho side

From vacuums to the battlefield

By February 15, 2007


Gun-toting robot still in training

Robots that shoot are coming, but more testing needs to be done before they can roll onto the battlefield. Photos: Gun-toting bots

By June 22, 2005


Photos: Robot makers converge at confab

Some build their bots from PC parts. Others aim to create droids worthy of the battlefield.

May 10, 2005


iRobot readies for war--and the household

Whether mopping up a battlefield or a living room floor, robots will get the job done, the company says.

By October 24, 2004