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Friday, June 22, 2012

U.S.Navy Firefighting Robot

U.S. Navy’s researches an wing unveiled Octavia, a firefighting robot built to work along with human firefighters and put out fires using compressed air/water. Octavia is a MDS (Mobile, Dexterous, Social) robot. 

Using two infrared
 cameras, the robot(octavia) is able to localize the fire, allowing her to target it with the compressed air/water backpack.

The instructions have been taken as voice commands and sign language from human.An Infrared camera has been used to see the fire and sense and then extinguishes.It has a backpack of pressurized air and water.

Here is the video !!


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