Robotic News:

07:57 - 2017/12/14

Packbot Robot: Smart Tracked Robot

PackBot is a multi-mission tactical mobile robot developed and manufactured by iRobot. It is designed for use by war-fighters and first responders to carry out dangerous missions in high-threat battlefield scenarios. PackBot can perform surveillance and reconnaissance, chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) detection, building and route clearance, explosive ordnance disposal (EOD), HazMat handling.
07:32 - 2017/12/13

Guardium Robot: Smart Military Robot

Guardium is equipped all around with sufficient amount of armor to protect itself in light fire attacks and against multiple enemies. The vehicle is 2.95 meters long, 1.8 meters wide and 2.2 meters high. It is considered to be a medium-sized combat vehicle, about the size of a Jeep J8;
07:20 - 2017/12/12

MARCbot Robot: Smart Military Robot

The MARCbot is one of smallest and most commonly used robots in Iraq and looks like a small toy truck with an elevated mast on which a camera is mounted. This camera is used to look, for example, behind doors or through windows without placing human soldiers in danger. It is capable of running for 6 hours on a set of fully charged batteries and was developed with the input of soldiers in Iraq to meet their needs.
07:36 - 2017/12/11

Guardbot Robot: Smart Spherical Robot

GuardBot is actually a spherical, amphibious robot with many potential uses for broadcasting, reconnaissance, or security. GuardBot was developed by a Connecticut-based company of the same name. Though it began as a potential bot for missions to Mars, it is now being tested by the United States military to possibly assist in future patrolling duties.
07:21 - 2017/12/10

Qrio Robot: Smart Humanoid Robot

Qrio Robot was a bipedal humanoid entertainment robot developed and marketed (but never sold) by Sony to follow up on the success of its AIBO entertainment robot. QRIO stood approximately 0.6 m (2 feet) tall and weighed 7.3 kg (16 pounds). QRIO's slogan was "Makes life fun, makes you happy!"
07:05 - 2017/12/09

Dogo Robot: Smart Military Robot

Dogo Robot can be equipped with pepper spray, blinders or other less-than-lethal means of engagement, Gal said. And, like other robots, it relays two-way voice commands and can conduct remote hostage negotiations.
07:36 - 2017/12/05

Talon Robot: Smart Military Robot

TALON robots have been in continuous, active military service since 2000 when they were successfully used in Bosnia for the safe movement and disposal of live grenades. TALON robots were used extensively at Ground Zero in search and recovery efforts after the Sept. 11 attack on the World Trade Center. One of only two robot types actually used at Ground Zero (the others were the Inuktun robots), TALON™ robots were the only ones to last through the entire mission without requiring a major repair.
11:08 - 2017/12/04

Uran-9 Robot: Smart Military Robot

The Uran-9 is a tracked unmanned combat ground vehicle (UCGV) being developed and produced by JSC 766 UPTK, and export promotion and offered by Rosoboronexport for the international market. According to a release by Rosoboronexport, the system will be designed to deliver combined combat, reconnaissance and counter-terrorism units with remote reconnaissance and fire support.
07:24 - 2017/12/03

Soratnik Robot: Smart Tank Robot

Soratnik and Nerehta are modular robotic platforms. Soratnik provides reconnaissance with an aerial drone. It has 4 anti-tank grenade launchers and a large machine gun. Nerehta can be equipped with various modules to select targets on its own and operate autonomously.
07:36 - 2017/12/02

Primer Robot: Smart Micro-Robot

Primer’s various forms have a range of advantages. For example, “Wheel-bot” has wheels that allow it to move twice as fast as “Walk-bot.” “Boat-bot” can float on water and carry nearly twice its weight. “Glider-bot” can soar across longer distances, which could be useful for deploying robots or switching environments.