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Honda E2-DR robot prototype is designed for disaster scenarios

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Jerry Turk
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Honda has showcased a prototype robot called E2-DR, and it is designed for disaster scenarios.

There are certain requirements a disaster response robot must meet, dexterity being among them.

Honda’s new robot prototype demonstrates such abilities, performing actions like a climbing a ladder on video for everyone to see.

The prototype was recently demonstrated on video by Honda R, which also published a paper titled Development of Experimental Legged Robot for Inspection and Disaster Response in Plants.

The plants in that case refer to manufacturing plants, e.g.

To operate in environments like that, a robot must possess the ability to operate with 3D movements, such as climbing a vertical ladder or climbing up a step ladder.

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