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Wall-E, BigDog, Nao, PackBot break into Robot Hall of Fame

Military bots were well represented in the voting for the 2012 inductees. Left out in the cold: Robonaut and Johnny 5.

By Oct. 24, 2012

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iRobot Warrior, PackBot go to work at S.C. nuclear plant

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.

By Apr. 2, 2012

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iRobot suing for PackBot patent infringement

Robotic FX Negotiator robot infringes on PackBot patents, former employee broke confidentiality agreements, iRobot alleges.

By Aug. 20, 2007

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iRobot preps pared-down PackBot for civilians

Priced for budget-minded municipalities, the stair-climbing, reconnaissance-capable Negotiator robot seems to be a smaller, less expensive version of the military PackBot.

By Aug. 6, 2008

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Court orders injunction against iRobot PackBot competitor

Judge grants order to prevent former iRobot employee and rival from selling robot similar to PackBot.

By Nov. 7, 2007

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iRobot military bots to patrol 2014 World Cup in Brazil

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?

By May. 15, 2013

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At iRobot, moving way beyond the Roomba

Road Trip 2010: CNET reporter Daniel Terdiman stops in on the maker of the hit robotic vacuum cleaner and learns what the company has in store for the future of military and home robotics.

By Jul. 15, 2010

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iRobot gets single biggest order from Army

U.S. Army will pay $35.3 million for robots to help solders scope out and clear dangerous areas from safe distance.

By Sep. 1, 2009

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This week in Crave: The puzzling edition

This week, we looked at the world through Iron Man stained glass and pondered a Windows 8 upgrade. Also, robots on tightropes!

By Oct. 27, 2012

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Watch this DARPA robot climb, leap, and walk past obstacles

A video from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency shows a highly agile robot capable of navigating some serious obstructions.

By Oct. 25, 2012