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Tactical Robots: Complexity vs Simplicity

Tactical Robots have revolutionized military and law enforcement operations, offering capabilities from reconnaissance to direct intervention. As technology evolves, balancing complexity and simplicity becomes key.

Pros and Cons of Complex Tactical Robots

Complex robots can perform tasks like opening doors, manipulate packages and deploy gas. However, these functionalities require extensive ongoing user training—often hundreds of hours a year to remain proficient. Additionally, these robots need a few highly trained operators in order for them to be deployed at all times. This requirement is costly and can be a logistical challenge in high-pressure situations.

Pros and Cons of Simple Tactical Robots

In contrast, simpler tactical robots are easier to use and do not require extensive training. They can be deployed quickly and efficiently. However, they might lack some advanced functionalities that complex robots offer, limiting their usefulness in certain scenarios. Thus, finding the right balance between complexity and simplicity is crucial.

Simplicity Meets Capability

At Innovotronics, we understand the need for simplicity without compromising capability. Our tactical robots are designed to be user-friendly yet highly effective. By working closely with SWAT teams during the design phase, we ensure our robots meet end-users’ exact needs. This approach has led to the development of robots requiring virtually no training.

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Tactical robots   MK-2 Under Door Camera Robot       MK-4 Tactical Robot              MK-8 Stair Climbing Robot

 

Balancing Complexity and Simplicity

Innovotronics achieves this balance through our patented manufacturing process. This innovative method allows us to create robots that integrate advanced technology with intuitive controls. As a result, our robots can be deployed quickly, providing immediate support without the need for specialized operator skills.

Achieving the perfect balance between complexity and simplicity in tactical robots is crucial. While complex robots offer advanced functionalities, they need extensive training and skilled operators. This can be a significant drawback. Therefore, Innovotronics’ approach combines user-centric design with cutting-edge technology. Our tactical robots are powerful yet easy to use, providing reliable performance when it matters most.

By focusing on the real-world needs of law enforcement and military professionals, Innovotronics leads the way in developing tactical robots. Our robots are both highly capable and user-friendly, redefining operational efficiency and effectiveness.

Mission Capabilities:

 

  • Multi-story structure clearing
  • Breach and entry operations
  • Hostage negotiations
  • Day/Night covert surveillance and reconnaissance
  • Suspicious package investigation
  • Indoor/Outdoor confined space investigation
  • Train, Plane and Bus inspection
  • Remote communication (2-way audio/video)
  • Tumble up and down stairs
  • Under vehicle inspection

Key Features:

All Innvotronics tactical robots are crafted with our patented Soft-Body construction process, ensuring unmatched quality and performance. This innovative method combines MIL-SPEC foam and cutting-edge 3D printable materials to create robots that excel in the field.

Our robots are:

  • Easy to operate, requiring no training to use effectively.
  • Lightweight, making them easy to transport and deploy in any situation.
  • Incredibly rugged, capable of withstanding harsh environments and demanding missions.
  • Resilient, able to endure impacts and maintain functionality, ensuring they remain operational when you need them most.

In summary, our Soft-Body construction process results in tactical robots that offer superior performance, reliability, and durability, providing peace of mind to tactical teams in any scenario.

     

    MK-2 Under Door Camera Robot

    The MK-2 Under Door Camera Robot empowers your team with the unprecedented capability to assess closed-door situations from a safe distance, ensuring informed decisions before room entry. Both the MK-2 and it’s OCU have field replaceable batteries with real time voltage indication insuring they will always be ready no matter how long the mission. The MK-2’s super wide-angle, low light color camera combined with its 7-inch color monitor give the operator an unmatched floor to ceiling view that is both detailed and easy to see, day and night. The MK-2’s powerful 2-wheel, direct drive motor system combined with its zero-turn radius can navigate tight spaces, push open doors and look under closed doors ensuring that it can get to where the operator needs it to be.    

    Specifications

    Dimensions - Length 16", Width 12", Height 6"
    Weight - 3 Lbs 4 oz with battery installed.
    Operation Time - 2 hours with field replaceable battery and real time battery voltage read out.
    Range - Tested to 300 feet LOS. Indoor range tested to 100 feet NLOS.
    Drop Shock Resistance - Tested to 10 feet.
    Drive Camera - Color, 150-degree field of view, ultra-low light/night vision, IR illumination.
    Under Door Camera - Color, 100-degree field of view, low light/night vision, IR illumination.
    OCU Video Monitor - 7 inch, color.

    MK-4 Tactical Robot

    The Mk-4 is a small, highly capable, easy to operate, multi-camera, day/night observation and surveillance public safety robot. The MK-4’s omni-directional design allows it to operate the same no matter how it lands. Both the MK-4 and it’s Operator Control Unit have field replaceable batteries with real time voltage indication insuring they will always be ready no matter how long the mission. The MK-4's super wide-angle, low light/night vision color cameras combined with its 7-inch color monitor give the operator an unmatched floor to ceiling view that is both detailed and easy to see, day and night. Indoors or outdoors, the MK-4's powerful 4-wheel, direct drive motor system combined with its zero-turn radius can navigate tight spaces, push open unlatched doors and overcome obstacles like lose clothing insuring that it can get to where the operator needs it to be no matter the terrain.

    Specifications

    Dimensions - Length 10.4", Width 12", Height 5.9"
    Weight - 6 Lbs with battery installed.
    Operation Time - 3 hours with field replaceable battery and real time battery voltage read out.
    Range - Tested to 300 feet LOS. Indoor range tested to 100 feet NLOS.
    Drop Shock Resistance - Tested to 10 feet.
    Drive Camera - Color, 150-degree field of view, ultra-low light/night vision, IR illumination.
    2-Way Audio - With agency supplied Smart Phone.
    OCU Video Monitor - 7 inch, color.

    MK-8 Stair Climbing Robot

    The Mark-8 stair climbing public safety robot is a lightweight, easy to operate, multi-camera, day/night observation and reconnaissance system. The MK-8’s symmetrical design allows it to operate the same, right side-up or up-side down. Both the MK-8 and it’s OCU have field swappable batteries with real time voltage indication insuring they will always be ready no matter how long the mission. The MK-8's super wide-angle, low light/night vision color cameras combined with its 7-inch color monitor give the operator an unmatched floor to ceiling view that is both detailed and easy to see, day and night. Indoors or outdoors, the MK-8's powerful 8-wheel, direct drive motor system combined with its zero-turn radius can navigate tight spaces, push open unlatched doors, overcome obstacles and climb stairs ensuring that it can get to where the operator needs it to be no matter the terrain.

    Specifications

    Dimensions - Length 26", Width 14.5", Height 8"
    Weight - 10 Lbs 4oz with battery installed.
    Operation Time - 5 hours with field replaceable battery and real time battery voltage read out.
    Range - Tested to 300 feet LOS. Indoor range tested to 100 feet NLOS.
    Drop Shock Resistance - Tested to 5 feet.
    Drive Camera - 2 Color, 150-degree field of view, ultra-low light/night vision, IR illumination.
    2-Way Audio - With agency supplied Smart Phone.
    OCU Video Monitor - 7 inch, color.

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    We Are Innvotronics

    At Innvotronics, we specialize in designing and manufacturing tactical robots for the public safety market. Our mission is to provide Tactical Teams with the tools they need to access dangerous situations in real time from a safe distance.

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    Our Commitment to Tactical Teams

    We started Innvotronics with a dream to design affordable, lifesaving products that can make a difference. We understand the challenges faced by Tactical Teams and are dedicated to offering easy-to-use surveillance products and services that are accessible, regardless of budget constraints. We firmly believe that every Tactical Team deserves the best tools to carry out their critical work effectively and safely.

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    Enhancing Lifesaving Capabilities

    Our passion for technology drives us to develop cutting-edge products and services that complement and enhance the exceptional abilities of our Tactical Teams. We work closely with industry professionals to understand their unique needs and challenges, allowing us to create tactical robots that address real-world scenarios. Our goal is to provide innovative tools that empower tactical teams to save lives and protect communities.

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    Product Excellence

    At Innvotronics, we are committed to delivering excellence in every tactical law enforcement product we offer. Our team of skilled professionals combines expertise in technology, design, and public safety to develop high-quality tactical robots. We utilize the latest advancements and industry best practices to ensure that our products meet the rigorous demands of the field. We are proud to provide reliable and durable solutions that Tactical Teams can trust.

    Thank you for visiting Innvotronics and learning more about our commitment to Tactical Teams. If you have any questions, inquiries, or would like to explore how our tactical robots and services can benefit your organization, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

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