ROBHAZ-DT3 Rescue Robot In Iraq

ROBHAZ-DT3, the Robot for Hazardous Application, has been created for Korean troops in Iraq. It was jointly developed by Yujin Robot and the state-run Korea Institute of Science and Technology.


(ROBHAZ-DT3 Robot for Hazardous Application)

ROBHAZ-DT3 is equipped with laser sensors; this enables the remotely-operated bot to create a map of the place where a disaster has taken place. Infrared cameras are used to detect victims.

The robot also features foldable arms, four cameras and a set of temperature sensors.

The ROBHAZ-DT3 has a unique set of tank treads that enable it to adapt easily to uneven terrain. Note that the design allows great flexibility; earlier (and smaller) versions were able to climb stairs.

Read a bit more here; nice technical pdf about earlier versions of this bot here.

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