Robotics

Robotics
Japan’s 1st firefighting robot unit deployed in Chiba Pref.
The country’s first firefighting robot system has been deployed to the Ichihara City Fire Department in Ichihara, Chiba Prefecture, home to industrial zones in coastal and other areas. The system will battle blazes in hazardous locations that are difficult for firefighters to reach.
NEDO drone test using satellite link is successful
The New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) and Sky Perfect JSAT Corp. have successfully conducted a test to detect a missing person in mountain areas using a drone operated via satellite communications.