Walking robot for inspecting Fukushima can deploy smaller wheeled robot [#robots]

Toshiba unveils four-legged nuclear plant inspection robot
"Toshiba has unveiled a four-legged inspection robot, which will carry out work at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, where people cannot go. The newly developed robot – simply called a Quadruped walking robot – comes equipped with a smaller wheeled robot that can be deployed to navigate hard-to-reach areas. The legged robot can negotiate stairs, uneven terrain, and is able to avoid low-lying obstacles."
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via Gizmag

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