Throwable robots? They'll never catch on...



Andrew Elwell
06/10/2012

The next generation in tactical military robot systems is here. At Eurosatory RoconRobotics Inc. will unveil the Throwbot XT, a throwable micro-robot use for reconnaissance missions in theatre. The Throwbot is not new to market, there are currently around 3,700 systems in place in more than 30 countries around the globe, but this XT version comes with a capability upgrade: a microphone. Users will now be able to use the micro-robot, which at just 1.2lbs (540g) can be thrown up to120 feet (36...
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