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IIT-B researchers make robot for military ops

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  • Date Added: Mar 26, 2021
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THEHINDU MAR/PTI-2021 A team of researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT-B), have designed an indigenous compact, spherical tele-operated robot that can be deployed for military purposes such as reconnaissance and search operations.


A team of two professors and five research scholars — led by Leena Vachhani, associate professor from the department of Systems and Control Engineering at IIT-B — has developed a palm-sized bot that can roll in any direction with a speed of 20 centimetres per second.