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Delivery Landmark Reached on IED Disposal Robot
18 February, 2010
The 3000th PackBot has been delivered to assist armed forces and emergency services personnel with handling suspicious packages as well as the disposal of improvised explosive devices
Low cost reconnaissance robot for emergency services
08 August, 2008
Police forces and security professionals now have access to robot reconnaissance technology with the introduction of iRobot Negotiator
PackBot and Fido explosive detection robot order
23 May, 2008
Explosive detection robots to be delivered to the American army as part of its larger xBot contract
DARPA order for the development of disposable military robots.
04 March, 2008
Communication relay robots for the American military service to be designed by iRobot to meet specific criteria including low unit cost.
US army contract for xBot prototype robots.
18 December, 2007
iRobot expands army robot deployment into areas beyond explosive ordnance device applications with new order from US army.
Robot vision with integrated live mapping kit.
12 December, 2007
Rugged system with real time mapping capability succeeds in surveillance and reconnaissance trials.
iRobot defends intellectual property from former employee.
05 November, 2007
Success in the courts for iRobot as judge grants lawsuit against former employee using intellectual assets in competitive business.
Military order for PackBot training robots
16 October, 2007
iRobot receives follow-on order for PackBot robots and high performance radio retro-fit kits.
Navy order for bomb disposal robots
18 September, 2007
PackBot robots ordered by US Navy for ordnance disposal operations