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Cheap Fire Finding Robots

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When it comes to finding fire, especially the fires that are not where they are supposed to be, the task is not that hard. Usually you just go to the place where the light and the heat are coming from. When it comes to robots there are a lot of ways to find and fight fires. The folks over at USCD have developed a fire fighting robot that works in the very same way. The robot, which is called FFR ( short for Fire Fighting Robot) is used to help find fires and fight them.

The bot uses both a thermal camera and a steroscopic camera in order to locate fires and maybe even find humans caught in the blaze. The bots, who use inexpensive sensors to the get the job done, could be a great way to deal in bots who get the job done without costing an arm and a leg. Considering the bots spend all of their time looking for, and though, buildings that are one fire, using inexpensive equipment is probably the smartest way to go.
  
Source: Spectrum
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