Robotics company iRobot announced Monday that it has filed two lawsuits concerning its PackBot military robot and former employee Jameel Ahed, the founder and president of Robotic FX.
Ahed's Illinois-based company sells the Negotiator, a tactical surveillance robot that has been purchased by Illinois state police.
Robotic FX's Negotiator is "a knock-off version of the combat-proven iRobot PackBot robot," said an iRobot statement on the matter.
"We are currently reviewing our legal options and intend to aggressively defend our position," Ahed said in an e-mailed statement.
"Robotic FX sold its first Negotiator Tactical … Read more