Firefighting Robots

These little robots from South Korea are designed to be the first responders inside a burning structure.  As such, they are the eyes and sensors for the human firefighters.  Their job is to help plan a path through the inferno to let the humans safely extinguish the blaze.  In this article from PhysOrg.com, this robot and one other firefighting bot are detailed.  You can click on the links below to see the whole story and also a video of these little machines in action.

firefighting robot

Credit:  Hoya Robot

(PhysOrg.com) — Two South Korean firms have developed mini firefighting robots to help human firefighters safely plan their course of action before entering a blazing building. Hoya Robot has developed a Firefighters Assistance Robot (dubbed a Fire …

South Korea's little firefighting robots (w/ Video) – PhysOrg
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Thu, 08 Oct 2009 13:19:00 GMT

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