March 16, 2009

Robot Crawler Carries Victims to Safety

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Look at Yokohama's new addition to their fire department. The robotic transporter carries a human from a disaster, such as an earthquake, to a safe place. Its 4 wheeled belts can crawl over obstacles and its motor can carry a human up to 110 kg (almost 250 lbs.) The crawler also measures vital signs, has infrared cameras and can be remotely controlled.

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at March 16, 2009 8:52 AM
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