iRobot says its Seaglider, an unmanned underwater vehicle, will be used to track the presence of oil droplets from the BP oil spill in the deep waters of the Gulf of Mexico.
The Roomba and PackBot manufacturer secures exclusive rights to develop an autonomous underwater vehicle for commercial use.
iRobot will unveil two new robot cleaners at CES this week--the floor-washing Scooba 230 to fit in tighter spaces and the vacumming Roomba 700 series to pick up finer particles.
Experimental unicycle for human travel shows off development more applicable to mobile robots.
$10 million Nekton Research acquisition will grow unmanned underwater vehicles product line and contract revenue, iRobot says.
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