X

EU Visitor Notice: This Website Uses Cookies

This website uses cookies to improve user experience, to provide analytical data to better serve our visitors, and to serve advertising to fund our operations. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Privacy & Cookie Policy.

Your preference will be saved for 90 days, or until you clear your browser cookies.


I AGREE
I DISAGREE
Learn More
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Moogle Inspection Bot: is That a Robot in Your Crawlspace?

by Range
Advertisement

This 6-inch robot is supposed to be able to go where no human has gone before: into small crawlspaces to see what’s up. Daiwan House will be putting this ‘bot on the market in April 2011 and hope making inspections a wee bit easier, thanks to their pint-sized robot pal.

moogle robot japan inspection

The Moogle was developed with the Chiba Institute of Technology. It was especially designed for the way houses are made in Japan, since most of them don’t have basements, but have to be elevated 20″ above the ground for ventilation purposes.

The ‘bot is controlled remotely via a computer interface. Moogle’s got a wireless LAN connection, LED lighting, and has a laser range finder. There’s a wide-angle camera and a CCD camera too, so you can see where its going. It weighs about 15kg and will work for an hour on one charge. It will cost ¥40,000 ($500 USD) to rent for a month or ¥200,000,000 ($24,600 USD) to purchase.

[via Plastic Pals]

Deals in The Technabob Shop



PlayStation Hits

PlayStation Hits

Peel Wireless Charger

Peel Wireless Charger

Hello Sexy Pants

Hello Sexy Pants

Advertisement
2019 MX-5 Power Bump All But Certain

2019 MX-5 Power Bump All But Certain

Ford and John Cena Settle Ford GT Resale Lawsuit

Ford and John Cena Settle Ford GT Resale Lawsuit

YES! Mazda Confirms MX-5 Power Increase for the US

YES! Mazda Confirms MX-5 Power Increase for the US