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New Toshiba and IRID Robot Will Inspect Interior of  Primary Containment Vessel at Fukushima Daiichi 3

New Toshiba and IRID Robot Will Inspect Interior of Primary Containment Vessel at Fukushima Daiichi 3

Press Releases   •   Jun 15, 2017 05:00 GMT

Toshiba Corporation and the International Research Institute for Nuclear Decommissioning have developed a submersible robot (an underwater ROV), only 13cm in diameter, that is small enough and resilient enough to enter and inspect the damaged primary containment vessel of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station Unit 3.

Small Robot Developed to Investigate Interior of Primary Containment Vessel of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station Unit 2

Small Robot Developed to Investigate Interior of Primary Containment Vessel of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station Unit 2

Press Releases   •   Jun 30, 2015 06:06 GMT

Toshiba Corporation today announced that the company and the International Research Institute for Nuclear Decommissioning (IRID) have developed a small robot to investigate the interior of the primary containment vessel (PCV) of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station Unit 2. Training of robot operators will begin in July, with the aim of deployment on site by the end of August .

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Toshiba Corporation Develops Lifelike Communication Android

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Toshiba has developed a lifelike communication android that can move its arms and hands smoothly and use Japanese sign language. The andr...

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