Firefighting

11.05.15
Drone fights fires by dropping flaming balls
11.05.15

Drone fights fires by dropping flaming balls

An aerial robot could help contain and prevent fires by starting them.

By J. Fingas,   11.05.15
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10.16.15
Authorities test autonomous helicopter's firefighting capabilities
10.16.15

Authorities test autonomous helicopter's firefighting capabilities

Helicopters that can fly themselves or remote controlled could take over another dangerous job

By M. Moon,   10.16.15
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02.05.15
US Navy's firefighting robot finally appears (with a trusty sidekick)
02.05.15

US Navy's firefighting robot finally appears (with a trusty sidekick)

SAFFiR, the humanoid firefighting robot that the US Navy and Virginia Tech engineers have been dev...

By M. Moon,   02.05.15
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11.19.14
Watch an unmanned helicopter put out fires with help from a drone
11.19.14

Watch an unmanned helicopter put out fires with help from a drone

Fighting wildfires is sometimes a daunting prospect with manned aircraft; pilots can't always fly...

By J. Fingas,   11.19.14
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03.11.12
SAFFiR: the autonomous, firefighting humanoid robot
03.11.12

SAFFiR: the autonomous, firefighting humanoid robot

It took six years, but at long last, Anna Konda has a formidable firefighting partner. SAFFiR, also...

By D. Murph,   03.11.12
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05.12.08
Real Heroes: Firefighter finds real publisher
05.12.08

Real Heroes: Firefighter finds real publisher

Conspiracy Entertainment obviously wants to ensure that there'll be none of this fake hero business...

Posted   05.12.08
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05.07.08
Latest Simple DS shots show off firefighting, surgery
05.07.08

Latest Simple DS shots show off firefighting, surgery

The latest two offerings in D3 Publisher's Simple DS line-up manage to look both gross (Simple DS Se...

Posted   05.07.08
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04.19.08
Perform simple surgery, fight simple fires
04.19.08

Perform simple surgery, fight simple fires

In June, Japan will have two more additions to D3's Simple DS series. One will be a Trauma Center ty...

Posted   04.19.08
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12.05.07
"Robot" firefighters get put into service
12.05.07

"Robot" firefighters get put into service

We've seen robot firefighters before, and even a robot firefighting contest, but it looks like some...

By D. Melanson,   12.05.07
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