BBC News revealed that Microsoft’s Kinect is being used by a research team from the University of Warwick, for developing a rescue robot proficient of navigating perilous places, while hunting for survivors.
The features of this device can prove to be very useful for the people in Christchurch, in recent times.
People in this area may really be blessed by this device, as some buildings are considered to be too dangerous to be entered by the rescue team, inside which around 200 people are still lost owing to commotion.
Kinect helps in creating a 3D view of an area
As per the information provided by Warwick Mobile Robotics (WMR), unlike the linear representations produced by a laser range finder, this machine uses Kinect to create a full 3D view of an area.