To Introduce the Throwbot® 2 Micro-Robot
EDINA, Minn. – June 10, 2018 – ReconRobotics, Inc., the world leader in tactical micro-robot systems, announced that it will exhibit at the National Sheriff Association’s Annual Show in New Orleans on June 15-20, 2018. ReconRobotics will take the opportunity to introduce it newest product, the Throwbot® 2 micro-robot at the show.
The National Sheriffs’ Association (NSA) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to raising the level of professionalism among sheriffs, their deputies, and others in the field of criminal justice and public safety so that they may perform their jobs in the best possible manner and better serves the people of their cities, counties or jurisdictions.
Chartered in 1940, the NSA is a professional association dedicated to serving the Office of Sheriff and its affiliates through law enforcement education and training, and through the provision of general law enforcement informational resources. NSA represents thousands of sheriffs, deputies and other law enforcement, public safety professionals, and concerned citizens nationwide. Through the years, NSA has provided programs for Sheriffs, their deputies, chiefs of police, and others in the field of criminal justice to perform their jobs in the best possible manner and to better serve the people of their cities, counties or jurisdictions.
ReconRobotics is introducing the Throwbot® 2 – a throw-able, micro-robot system enabling operators to secure instantaneous video and audio reconnaissance within indoor and outdoor environments.
- The total system weighs approximately 3 pounds (in default mode).
- Is equipped with an infrared optical system that automatically turns on when the ambient light is low.
- Video and audio can transmit up to 150 feet (45 meters) through walls, windows and doors to the OCU II.
Once deployed, the robot can be directed to move through a structure transmitting real-time video and audio to the OCU II allowing the operator to locate and identify subjects while revealing the room layout.
“For several years, our micro-robot systems have played a key role in protecting the lives of our law enforcement personnel as they conduct high risk operations,” said Mack Traynor, CEO for ReconRobotics. “We are honored to be part of the NSA’s Annual Show to introduce our newest product delivering this unique capability to those in law enforcement.”
More than 5,500 micro-robots are deployed or under contract, worldwide. Further, police and security agencies, including the FBI, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and the U.S. Marshals, also use Recon Scout® and Throwbot® robots for tactical reconnaissance in high-risk operations, as do many allied military and police forces, worldwide.
About ReconRobotics, Inc.
ReconRobotics is the world leader in ultra-light, tactical, micro-robot systems. The company’s Recon Scout® and Throwbot® systems save lives by providing immediate situational awareness and greater standoff distance to military and law enforcement personnel. These capabilities protect personnel from hidden threats, enhance mission planning and execution, and minimize collateral damage. ReconRobotics is based in Edina, Minnesota, USA and markets its products through a distribution network in 45 countries.