Jul 8, 2008

Automatic Rescue Boat Uses NXT in its Design



"The idea is simple. Each swimmer wears a GPS unit which can be activated should the swimmer become in distress. The rest is up to the Seascout, which will pick up the GPS beacon and make a beeline straight for the drowning victim and scoop them up to safety...

...Andre Harley, designer of the "Seascout", created the concept Seascout using a radio controlled boat cut in half and a Lego Mindstorms Robotic Kit."

(Above quote taken from official description).

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