January 24, 2012

Snakebot Assists Rescue Dog

Take your basic rescue dog and pair it with a Snakebot and you get Carnegie Mellon and Ryerson University's answer to finding disaster survivors. The dog sniffs out humans and the snake deploys from a pack around his neck when he barks. The bot can then send back video to the operators. This video demonstrates both finding a human and the robotic snake's perspective.

Via IEEE Spectrum

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at January 24, 2012 11:16 AM
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