iROBOT’s Negotiator

iRobot's Negotiator is a low-cost tactical robot designed to meet…


iRobot’s Negotiator is a low-cost tactical robot designed to meet the basic reconnaissance needs of public safety professionals.

After the success of the company’s iRobot PackBot 510, iRobot heard from public safety organizations throughout the country asking for a basic reconnaissance robot that fit within their budget needs.  It is in response to these inquiries that iRobot is offering Negotiator.

While the PackBot 510 with First Responder Kit focuses on missions requiring a larger robot with more advanced capabilities, Negotiator will provide basic reconnaissance to a much broader group of public safety professionals, including police departments, fire departments and domestic security experts.  The iRobot Negotiator is highly mobile, able to climb stairs and easy to operate.  Depending on the customers’ needs, the robot may also be outfitted with a civil response kit and a range of add-on accessories, enhancing its reconnaissance and chemical detection capabilities.

Designed for different scenarios than the company’s current PackBot line, the first production units of iRobot Negotiator will be available for purchase in the fourth quarter of 2008.

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