In a shocking tale of totally expected events, iRobot
has been awarded a tidy $286 million army contract to produce a merciless, bone-crushing battalion of 3,000 peaceful, loving, bomb-disarming robots (and their spare parts). This comes hot on the heels of Robotic FX
getting its walking papers
(as well as a canceled contract) on the same military work, so we can't exactly say we're surprised. Just another chapter in the ever-unfolding legal and philosophical drama
that is the iRobot / Robotic FX story. iRobot -- this round is all yours.