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March 12, 2009

Military Robots Can Follow Hand Signals

Brown University researchers have modified iRobots Packbot to recognise such standard hand/arm signals as "follow," "halt," "wait" and - of course - "door breach".








iRobots Warrior X700 Robot


40mm Grenade Launcher with ammo stored in barrel storage for rapid (all at once) firing. A 4 barrel version mounted on the iRobot Warrior X700 tracked "droid" has been demonstrated.



iRobot webpage for the warrior robot program.

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