April 19, 2011

Packbots Measure High Radioactivity Levels

Check out the video showing the iRobot Packbots opening the door and entering the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in Japan. It found that the radioactivity level is still too high for humans. Enter MA based QinetiQ, whose V.P. says they have sent 6 mobile robots that will help clear some of the wreckage. After that, a human is needed to restore the cooling system. We bet with all the technology out there, there's a bot for that.

Via Boston.com

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at April 19, 2011 2:05 PM
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