Fire fighters are risking their life daily to rescue people from dangerous situations and minimize damage to properties. Due to the complexity of new buildings (higher, bigger, deeper), the task of the firefighters is becoming much more challenging and riskier.
In the FireBot project, the effective deployment of unmanned robots is investgated for exploration and fire extinguishing during calamities. The Robotics and Mechatroncs group has an advising role in the area of telerobotics.
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