London, UK (PRWEB UK) 18 March 2014
Brazil has secured a $7.2m (£4.3m, €5.25m) deal with iRobot, a US-based company that makes defence and security robots for the military, who will create 30 new robots tasked with protecting and monitoring 12 cities during this year's World Cup.*
The robots are called PackBots from iRobot, and are one of the most versatile designs from iRobot for searching an urban area for anything dangerous. Each robot can fit in a backpack, reach up to 9MPH whilst traversing all kinds of terrain and can travel in water up to two meters deep.
With the growth in investment and the increasing demand in militaries around the world, Military Robotics 2014 conference comes at no better time to discuss the latest developments of unmanned and autonomous ground and marine vehicles being used; new technology; operational challenges that are faced and how to overcome them.
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