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Eurosatory 2012: Next generation Throwbot introduced

13th June 2012 - 12:42 GMT | by Beth Stevenson in Paris

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ReconRobotics has introduced the Throwbot XT UGV with added audio capability at the Eurosatory exhibition in Paris.

The system is described as ‘an advanced military and police robot with state-of-the-art reconnaissance capabilities’, and is a throwable, mobile micro UGV that provides audio and video reconnaissance of ‘dangerous’ environments.

'Adding audio to the system is actually quite easy,' Barry Harris, director of international programmes for the company told Shephard. 'We spent about a year finding the right audio system for it.'

'You can't just identify the target, you can also hear it clearly. It provides information that can't be identified by

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Beth is a former senior reporter for Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Beth graduated …

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