Mini Bots To Help Map Building Interiors In The Future
Mapping interior of buildings can be quite a tedious process for humans, but researchers have now found a way to use robots instead of humans for this tedious task.
Researchers from Georgia Institute of Technology, University of Pennsylvania, and California Institute of Technology / Jet Propulsion Laboratory are currently working on a new way to map interiors of buildings that could save a lot of time. Their idea was to use robots for mapping buildings, but not just any robots, they are planning on using palm-sized, tiny robots.
Of course, you shouldn’t judge these mini bots by their size, they come equipped with two cameras, laser scanners and they can even explore unfamiliar buildings on their own. They can navigate through hallways, detect doors and windows while generating the map in real time.
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