Each day, they use the company’s mobile Recon Scout® Throwbot devices to protect their personnel, minimize collateral damage, and gain immediate reconnaissance within dangerous and hostile environments.The company was formed in 2006 to commercialize robotics technology developed at the University of Minnesota Distributed Robotics Laboratory. ReconRobotics Inc. commercializes robotics technology developed at the University of Minnesota Distributed Robotics Laboratory.
It offers Recon Scout Throwbot to explore hostile or dangerous environments by providing real-time mission-critical reconnaissance video; Recon Scout Throwbot LE, a police robot to protect law enforcement personnel by providing immediate video reconnaissance; Recon Scout IR, a throwable, mobile reconnaissance robot with the capability of seeing in complete darkness; and Recon Scout XT to conduct video reconnaissance in cluttered indoor environments, and outdoor landscapes of dirt, sand, and rocks. The company also provides Recon Scout Rescue, a miniature, mobile reconnaissance device to search and rescue and hazmat operations; alternate-frequency robots for tactical teams to operate two robots in the same environment at the same time; and Recon Scout Under Vehicle Inspection robots to visually inspect the undercarriages of vehicles for explosives, drugs, and other contraband. In addition, it offers Recon Scout SeachStick for tactical and patrol personnel to instantly convert any Recon Scout robot into a pole camera; Recon Scout Operator Control Unit, a hand-held device to control the movement of the Recon Scout and to receive live video; and Command Monitoring Station to monitor video transmissions from any Recon Scout reconnaissance robot. Further, the company provides accessories, such as field maintenance kits, tactical packs, bayonet mounts, screen shades, tether reels, car and battery chargers, and field chargers.
It offers its products to the United States military and international friendly forces; federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies; and bomb squads and fire/rescue teams. The company markets its products through a distribution network worldwide, as well as resellers in the United States and internationally. ReconRobotics Inc. was founded in 2006 and is based in Edina, Minnesota.
ReconRobotics is the world leader in tactical, micro-robot systems. Worldwide, nearly 2,200 of the company’s robots have been deployed by the U.S. military and international friendly forces, federal, state and local law enforcement agencies, bomb squads and fire/rescue teams.