Tag: Mobile Intelligence Autonomous Systems
Safety in mines is a big issue in South Africa, and robots produced by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research present the perfect solution. Its Mobile Intelligence Autonomous Systems group created and tested robots that can monitor the safety of mines after blasting.
As the world's economic leaders gather in Switzerland for the annual World Economic Forum, Team South Africa prepares to tell a story of innovation and skills development focused on boosting employment and pushing the country ahead of the pack in the emerging economies.
A dozen robots exploring deep in the platinum mines of the North West province to make sure conditions are safe sounds like something out of Isaac Asimov's Robot novels. But the idea is becoming a reality thanks to a team of South African robotics engineers at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research.