rescue robots

We’ve covered quite a few rescue robots in the past, but Helios IX, developed at the Tokyo Institute of Technology is certainly one of the most versatile models. The robot…

Japan’s International Rescue System Institute (IRS) unveiled a new rescue robot that can be used to take over the work from humans in high-radiation areas. Not too surprisingly, the institute…

Why risk human lives when we have robots that could do the job just as well? That’s what a team of researchers at Kyoto University thought when it sent a…

Hardware

Video: Mini Rescue Robot Moogle

12:04 pm PDT • November 1, 2010

Japan-based Daiwa House will soon offer “Moogle” [JP], a remote-controlled mini rescue and inspection robot developed in cooperation with the Chiba Institute of Technology. Sized at 50x30x24cm, the little guy…

This is one of the coolest rescue robots I’ve ever seen. Meet Quince, jointly developed by Japan’s International Rescue System Institute, Tohoku University and the Chiba Institute Of Technology. The…