A Different Kind of Mobile Device: iRobot LANdroid Ember

Video courtesy of iRobot via Wired.com

Here’s something a bit different for this blog. It is not a smartphone, netbook, portable game console or even a consumer device. It is…

iRobot’s LANdroid ‘Ember’

…reported on in Wired.com. The sub-one-pound robots are designed as military scout devices that are sent out in swarms (iRobot calls it a Packbot) and connected to each other over an ad-hoc wireless network.

FYI: The little bot has its own Facebook page. You can find it at…

iRobot PackBot Facebook Page