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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.
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.
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?
The lead animator for the movie "Wall-E," Angus MacLane, also built an incredible Lego version of Wall-E currently being considered by Lego as an official product.