Robots to the rescue

 作者:马垃     |      日期:2019-03-06 05:01:03
By Catherine Zandonella in San Francisco LUKE SKYWALKER’S “dustbin on wheels” may be coming to a highway near you. The R2D2 lookalike is designed to be first on the scene after a traffic accident, where its video camera and mini TV screen would allow stranded or injured people to talk to emergency personnel while waiting for human help to arrive. The all-terrain wheeled rescue robot is part of a comprehensive “roadside response system” being developed by Mohan Trivedi and his team at the University of California, San Diego. Busy freeways in the US already have dedicated response teams,