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snake rescue robot / robot

snake rescue robot
snake rescue robot

When an earthquake happens, due to poor efficiency of rescue, lots of people buried under the ruins are less able to hold on before the rescue teams reach them. Some less injured victims died often due to no supply of food and water. This “snake-shaped rescue robot” is designed to solve this problem. It is very thin and long, so it can worm its way into the ruins looking for any survivors while carrying plenty of food and water. It carries a life detector to find survivors and use the tube to deliver food and water to them. It reports the exact locations and conditions of the victims to the rescue station at the same time.

University

Ningbo Institute of Technology, Zhejiang University

Ningbo Institute of Technology, Zhejiang University
Ningbo, China

Design

Ningbo Institute of Technology, Zhejiang University

Ningbo Institute of Technology, Zhejiang University
Ningbo, China

Sheng Zhu, Xiao-Jun Jiang, Dan Liu