Mine Rover: Autonomous Mine-Detector

Posted 8 May 2002 at 22:41 UTC by steve Share This

The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab has announced the development of an autonomous mine-detection robot that is small enough to be carried in a backpack. The robot uses newly developed classification algorithms to avoid many of the false-positives given by other types of mine detectors. Even mines that are made primarily of plastic can be detected.

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