Result of the HiBot-TOPY project. A novel concept of crawler robot, combining for the first time compact dimensions, ultra light weight and mobility to overcome high obstacles. Being easily operated by wireless LAN, it is an ideal platform for research and delicate operations
This HiBot-Topy project is a colaboration between HiBot Corp., a spin-off from Hirose and Fukushima Lab of the Tokyo Institute of Technology, and Topy Industries, Ltd. Hirose and Fukushima Lab. is well known for the research and development of rescue and mobile robots, while Topy Industries has acquired a great deal of knowledge over the years with the manufacture of virtually every sort of crawlers for construction machines.