Chinese power grids start serving AI-controlled robots
Chinas power grids start serving AI-controlled robots
Tianjin Administration Starts Using Autonomous Robots to Maintain Power Distribution Systems.
Local state energy company develops next generation device with integrated artificial intelligence technologies.
Thanks to sensors and cameras, the robot determines its position in three-dimensional space, recognizes objects and controls a mechanical limb with tools. The system uses machine learning algorithms to perform various power distribution tasks..
According to the developers, due to its compact size and light weight, the robot can work effectively in difficult terrain and in narrow spaces, while reducing safety risks..
Tianjin Municipal Services have already deployed robots in more than 80 operations in the city, suburbs and nearby mountainous areas.
The state power grid company plans to produce 200 devices per year.
Automation is taking over not only energy services but also more complex infrastructure sectors. Facebook recently announced a robot for winding fiber around power lines..
text: Ilya Bauer, photo: SASAC
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