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Military bots were well represented in the voting for the 2012 inductees. Left out in the cold: Robonaut and Johnny 5.
With a tour of duty in Japan's Fukushima under their belt, iRobot's military robots are now working at a U.S. nuclear plant as part of routine operations.
iRobot PackBots are working their way through the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, and recording the first look inside.
The battle-tested PackBot 510 will join soldiers, police, and drones to keep the World Cup safe from threats. Will these 30 bots kick a ball around too?
Priced for budget-minded municipalities, the stair-climbing, reconnaissance-capable Negotiator robot seems to be a smaller, less expensive version of the military PackBot.
Older models of the iRobot military-grade inventions don't fade away. Instead, they get reassigned to a still-useful purpose as scouts for contaminated areas.
Judge grants order to prevent former iRobot employee and rival from selling robot similar to PackBot.
Along with another batch of the bomb-sniffing robots, the Army orders high-performance radios to retrofit existing machines.
Robotic FX Negotiator robot infringes on PackBot patents, former employee broke confidentiality agreements, iRobot alleges.
This interview initially misstated the number of countries into which the PackBot has been sold, along with the speed and payload for the Warrior.