Good Samaritan Mini: Urban Search and Rescue Robot
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In the wake of disasters such as the 9/11 attacks, it becomes clear that immediate rescue efforts must take place in a way that doesn't put the lives of the rescue workers themselves at stake. It is situations like these where urban search and rescue robots (USARs) can save lives while keeping rescue workers safe. Over the past few years, Engineers at Colorado State University have been developing a USAR platform dubbed "Good Samaritan (GS)," for the RoboCup USAR Competition. This competition presents mock building collapses to competitors in an attempt to advance robotics technology towards ...