BEAR – A Robot for Search and Rescue


By Brian Huse, Director, Marketing & PR, Robotic Industries Association

Military robot technology is evolving quickly in the 21st century, and thankfully, some of the advancements are geared toward saving lives and improving medical care. This includes work in search and rescue operations which is emphasized in one project known as BEAR (Battlefield Extraction-Assist Robot).

CNET News brings us the story of “BEAR robot to the rescue.”

In a related story, doctors are using robot technology to monitor and treat patients from miles away in both the military and civilian populations. MercuryNews.com reports: “Medical robot makes rounds at Texas Army hospital.”

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