IEEE said on Friday that iRobot is sending four of its robots to aid the workers at the Fukushima Daiichi power plants.
The robots being sent include the Packbot 510 and the Warrior 710. Both bots have wireless video, remote control and sensors/detectors. The Warrior 710 can navigate rubble, climb stairs, and even deploy the smaller Packbot.
This will give the brave workers another tool to look at what is going on inside the power plants.
Via IEEE Spectrum
Have an amazing project to share? Join the SHOW-AND-TELL every Wednesday night at 7:30pm ET on Google+ Hangouts.
Join us every Wednesday night at 8pm ET for Ask an Engineer!
Learn resistor values with Mho’s Resistance or get the best electronics calculator for engineers “Circuit Playground” – Adafruit’s Apps!
Maker Business — Amazon’s Domination is Blocked by a Delivery Truck
Wearables — Special servo movement
Electronics — Alternate Triggering
Biohacking — Exist.io – Track Everything Together
Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.