Packbot

03.12.09
Brown University, DARPA give iRobot's PackBot autonomy
03.12.09

Brown University, DARPA give iRobot's PackBot autonomy

It's not easy to find research in the field of robotics without military applications (or military...

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09.19.08
Popular Mechanics offers preview of Singapore's TechX robot challenge
09.19.08

Popular Mechanics offers preview of Singapore's TechX robot challenge

We haven't heard a whole lot about Singapore's DARPA-esque TechX robot challenge since it first kic...

By D. Melanson,   09.19.08
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07.15.08
Bomb disposal robots get new life sniffing out chemicals
07.15.08

Bomb disposal robots get new life sniffing out chemicals

It's not the first time a robot has been given fresh life with a new career, but it's always nice t...

By D. Melanson,   07.15.08
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06.20.08
Native iPhone app controls Packbot via WiFi, delivers streaming POV video
06.20.08

Native iPhone app controls Packbot via WiFi, delivers streaming POV video

Sure, you love your iPhone, but did you ever feel like there was just one application missing from...

By J. Topolsky,   06.20.08
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03.29.08
U.S. Military using Wiimote-controlled Packbot to disable bombs
03.29.08

U.S. Military using Wiimote-controlled Packbot to disable bombs

We like the way the U.S. military thinks. One of the Wii's biggest flaws is the painful stretches o...

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03.28.08
New weapon against bomb threats: waggle
03.28.08

New weapon against bomb threats: waggle

The U.S. government is apparently experimenting with using the Wii remote to control a bomb-defusing...

By JC Fletcher,   03.28.08
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03.03.08
iRobot garners award for DARPA LANdroids initiative
03.03.08

iRobot garners award for DARPA LANdroids initiative

Get ready, battlefields, as yet another iRobot is gearing up to take you all by storm. Announced to...

By D. Murph,   03.03.08
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01.04.08
iRobot shows off PackBot 510 with FasTac Kit before delivery to the Army
01.04.08

iRobot shows off PackBot 510 with FasTac Kit before delivery to the Army

As Danger Room reports, iRobot's currently working hard to churn out the bots that'll form the so-c...

By D. Melanson,   01.04.08
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12.12.07
iRobot adds swank mapping kit to PackBot
12.12.07

iRobot adds swank mapping kit to PackBot

iRobot has unleashed yet another semi-autonomous robot ready to take on whatever the battlefield thr...

By D. Murph,   12.12.07
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