Category: Robotics > Characterization and Inspection > Underwater System
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This new invention is a mini submarine capable of measuring radioactivity at the bottom of lakes and rivers with a probe and transmits the readings to be processed and used to create a map of hot spots to help authorities know where to focus efforts to remove contaminated sediment. This robot will be used by teams from the Japan Atomic Energy Authority to map the bottom of lakes in Fukushima Prefecture.
Size:Large (20-100kg/40lb-200lb, 60cm-120cm/24in-48in)
Areva ROV - Screenshot