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Bid Number: 18-126754
Bid Title: Avatar Manipulator Arm, 18-126754
Category: Sole Source
Status: Awarded
Bid Recipient: AARDVARK Tactical Inc.

The City of Farmington, New Mexico has determined that the following unique equipment require specialized function interchangeability with existing equipment that only one manufacturer can provide.

A description of the required design that substantiates the sole source determination is as follows:
The extended reach manipulator arm must be standardize to the Avatar III Robot System.  It must function as a tactical surveillance robot and the robot must be able to manipulate items such as doors, suspicious packages, and unidentified objects.  The extended reach manipulator arm is a five-axis robotic arm fitted with a built-in camera easily mounted on the robot.  The built-in camera must be viewed split screen with the robot’s front drive camera giving the operator two views.  The extended reach manipulator arm shall have a lift capacity of eight (8) pounds at a full reach and twelve (12) pounds in close reach. 

Contract details and the required statutory information is below:
1935 Puddingstone Drive
La Verne, California 91750

(2)   A one-year term with the estimated expenditure at $26,040.

(3)   Avatar Extended Reach Manipulator Arm.

See Related Documents, below, for additional details.
Publication Date/Time:
5/1/2018 8:00 AM
Closing Date/Time:
5/31/2018 2:00 PM
Submittal Information:
Evidence due: 5/16/18 at 5:00 p.m.
Bid Opening Information:
Not a public opening
Pre-bid Meeting:
Contact Person:
Christina Tyler
Related Documents:

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