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Robot scout finds fires with 3D thermal imaging | IEEE Spectrum

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06 June 2013



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[This] robot is called FFR for “firefighting robot,” although FLR for “firelocating robot” might be more technically correct. The robot uses a stereo camera and a thermal camera to generate 3D pointclouds with thermal overlays, allowing the robot to autonomously generate maps showing hot spots and humans even through smoke.

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