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Earthquake! Demo simulation with Rover

Watch how the Rover robot performs in a simulated earthquake. Dr Richard Mitchell explains how the robot can gather data.

Watch Rover in action, gathering data during a simulated earthquake using x, y and z sensors, as well as measuring spin.

Gathering data in a simulated earthquake is just one of the tasks students have to carry out in the University of Reading’s Cyber Challenge. This is an annual event, where robotic students program a robot to carry out a series of missions. Other tasks include travelling through a tunnel, measuring the height of a ramp and placing a flag in a small sandbox.

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