New Zealand-based Invert Robotics has already simplified aircraft inspections with its mobile climbing robots, which can traverse aircraft surfaces to provide visual inspections in a fraction of the time it takes a worker to perform the same task at-height. Now—in addition to adhering to upside down or wet aircraft surfaces—the suction-based robots can climb on rough, uneven surfaces.  The upgraded robots feature a new platform with enhanced suction, which enables the robots ...


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