Fights Wars, Lint

Whelan, David
September 2006
Forbes Asia;9/4/2006, Vol. 2 Issue 14, p122
The article offers information on the robotics company Irobot which was formed by ice hockey player Helen Greiner, professor Rodney Brooks and robot enthusiast Colin Angle. Angle formed Irobot in 1990, naming it in homage to the 1950 novel by Isaac Asimov. The company sold two million Roomba cleaners and thousands of soap-bearing Scooba moppers. Greiner focused on military work wherein in 2001, Irobot came out with a line of PackBots, little tanks with mechanical arms attachments.


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