Thika innovator builds own Robots able to detect Improvised Explosive Devices

A 25-year-old man has become the talk of Thika town for his prowess in devising robots that can efficiently perform some of the common house chores like cleaning.

Brian Kimani, a tech guru, has already devised four robots one of which can do house cleaning. The robot is fully autonomous and is programmed with a computer.The robot has infrared sensors to detect obstacles within the house like chairs or tables. it also has ultrasonic sensors to detect walls and it’s legs are fitted with rotary encoders to enable it maneuver in the house and do thorough cleaning before retreating to its store after the job.

But what has wowed many is his latest innovation, a semi-autonomous military robot that is capable of detecting land mines and improvised explosive devices (IEDs).

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Source: Standard Digital