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Jun062006

Hibiscus – The Rescue Bot

Chiba Institute of Technology has developed —Hisbiscus — a new kind of rescue bot, designed specifically for locating survivors in the event of disasters (earthquakes, hurricanes, etc.). Powered by a SH-4 processor, the Hibiscus communicates using 802.11g Wi-Fi and is equipped with an infrared thermal camera. The robot measures 370 x 650 x 180 mm and weighs 49-pounds.

Hibiscus, Rescue Bot

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