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IEEE: Send Robots Into Disaster Zones

TechEYE: "With the tragic events that have unfolded in Japan following the catastrophic earthquake off the country's coast, some have raised the idea of using robotics to aid human efforts within disaster zones.

According to Antonio Espingardeiro, a robotics expert at the IEEE, more could have and should be done to use the possibilities offered by robots to help limit the effects of the Japanese disaster and the effects of the situation at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant."

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michass82620d ago

Exactly, they should employ robots for this kind of dangerous tasks. with todays technology it is possible and could save some lives.

fatstarr2620d ago

yes this will be the future. with robots and Watson cybernetic kind is starting to scare me.