Commercial Robotics

Construction Zone Safety Robots

Posted 27 Apr 2001 at 03:43 UTC by steve Share This

Students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln have developed a robot to replace those stationary, orange and white plastic barrels you see in highway construction zones. Their robot is housed in such a barrel but can navigate to and from the construction area by itself, eliminating the time-consuming job of manually placing and removing barrels. A press release is available at the UNL website.

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