iRobot Corporation designs, builds, and markets robots for the consumer, defense and security, telemedicine, and mobile video collaboration markets worldwide. The company operates through two segments, Home Robots, and Defense and Security Robots. It provides consumer products, such as floor vacuuming, automatic floor mopping, floor scrubbing, and pool and gutter cleaning robots. The company also offers defense and security products, including tactical ground robots comprising the combat-tested 510 PackBot; the 310 SUGV robots; the 110 FirstLook small, light, and throwable robots; and the 710 Kobra multi-purpose robots for carrying heavy payloads, as well as remote presence products, such as telemedicine and video collaboration robots. iRobot Corporation sells its products through chain stores and other national retailers; its on-line store; and distributors and resellers, as well as to the U.S. military and other government agencies. The company was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in Bedford, Massachusetts.