High voltage line robot

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High voltage line robot

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Very cool High voltage line robot from HIBOT

High-voltage power-line inspection has always been a dangerous job for humans, so a handful of companies are sending in the robots. One such company, the Tokyo-based HiBot, is working with western Japan’s Kansai Electric Power Co. to field a new robot next year that can inspect several power cables at once, a first for such daredevil bots.

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