Feb 19, 2024

Lizard-like robots could help ‘prevent catastrophes’ in US Navy, says expert

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Doug Philippone, a venture capitalist, has explained to a media house the importance of lizard-like robots for the future of US Armed Forces like the United States Navy.

Wall climbing robots are used for non-destructive testing inspections of tanks, boilers, pressure vessels, piping, and more, explains Gecko Robotics. These robots utilize specially designed sensor payloads to inspect wall thickness, pitting, and numerous forms of degradation.

“Our robots collect 1,000x more information with continuous data capture at speeds an average of 10x faster than previous methods,” Gecko’s website boasts. “Using specially-designed sensor payloads, the robots can inspect wall thickness, pitting, and many other forms of degradation,” they added.

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