iRobot Takes Military Bots for a Test Drive - Video-Game-Style Hand Controller

 
 
By eweek  |  Posted 2012-05-28 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iRobot demonstrates its latest military robots, including the Scooby Doo- PackBot EOD, which helps soldiers discover and disarm improvised explosive devices, and the PackBot 510, which features a video-game-style hand controller.

Photos: Paul Morigi

 
 
 
An iRobot operator uses a COTS (commercial off-the-shelf) hand controller, based on PlayStation/Xbox technology, connected to a PCC (personal control console) to operate robot movement.
iRobot Takes Military Bots for a Test Drive - Video-Game-Style Hand Controller
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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