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SAFFiR: the firefighter robot of the US Navy

The US Navy is always concerned about the safety of its sailors and tragedies involving fire became a real obsession that needed to be taken into consideration. Now, the agency managed to develop a prototype robot called SAFFiR that's able to assist the firefighters in their attempt to fight with fire. The robot, developed in partnership with several US universities, is resistant to high temperatures and it can memorize the ship's plan in order...