Honda Develops New Robot to Survey Fukushima Nuclear Plant

June 27, 2013 by  
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Late last year, electronics company Hitachi unveiled a large, 2.5-ton robot to help clean up the  Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant that was damaged in the 2011 Japanese tsunami. Now Honda has developed a robot of its own to aid in the cleanup effort. Using technologies which were originally developed for the ASIMO humanoid robot , Honda and the  National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) jointly developed a new high-access survey robot to collect data on the first floor of the damaged reactor. Read the rest of Honda Develops New Robot to Survey Fukushima Nuclear Plant Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: ASIMO , ASIMO robot , Fukushima , fukushima daiichi , High-Access Survey Robot , Honda , Honda Motor Company , nuclear cleanup , nuclear disaster , robot , robotics , robots        

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