Nedo Introduces New Disaster Response Robots


The Sakura, left, and Tsubaki remote-controlled transfer robots,... News PhotoAccidents and Disasters,Asia,Campus,Chiba City,Chiba Prefecture,Development,East Asia,Examining,Exchanging,Finance,Hitachi Ltd.,Horizontal,Japan,Order,Remote Controlled,Research,Robot,Technology,The Media,University,WorkingPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2013 BloombergThe Sakura, left, and Tsubaki remote-controlled transfer robots, developed by Chiba Institute of Technology's (CIT) Future Robotics Technology Center (fuRo) in the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization's (NEDO) unmanned anti-disaster system research and development project, stand with Hitachi Ltd.'s gamma camera, top right, during a media review at the university's Shibazono campus in Narashino City, Chiba Prefecture, Japan, on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013. NEDO, Japan's largest public R&D management organization, introduced its latest disaster response robot technologies today. Photographer: Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg via Getty Images