Cyclops Robot Rescues Bird Down Under

Posted 4 Nov 2005 at 16:01 UTC by steve Share This

Andrew Smith writes, Here is a news item about a remote controlled robot that was used to rescue a bird from a collapsing apartment block in Sydney today. Marcin Coles points out a more detailed version of the story. Tweety the cockatiel was rescued from a collapsed building by a Cyclops MROV robot operated by the local police. The Cyclops is made by UK company AB Precision. The robot comes in both wheeled and tracked versions and is commonly used by Austrailian police deparments for rescue operations and bomb disposal.

Nostalgia, posted 7 Nov 2005 at 12:50 UTC by c6jones720 » (Master)

nice to see AB making news. I used to work on those!

See more of the latest robot news!

Recent blogs

24 May 2016 shimniok (Journeyer)
21 May 2016 mwaibel (Master)
2 May 2016 motters (Master)
20 Apr 2016 Petar.Kormushev (Master)
6 Nov 2015 wedesoft (Master)
26 Oct 2015 steve (Master)
20 Oct 2015 Flanneltron (Journeyer)
10 Sep 2015 svo (Master)
6 May 2015 spirit (Journeyer)
14 Nov 2014 Sergey Popov (Apprentice)
Share this page