Robodog and disaster rescue technology at Tohoku University

Robodog and disaster rescue technology at Tohoku University

Kazunori Ohno Associate Professor at Tohoku University introduces high-tech equipment for rescue dogs at Tohoku University as part of the 1000km Relay to Tokyo 2016 tour on July 31, 2016, Miyagi, Japan. Professor Ohno explained how animals combined with artificial sensors such as the Cyber-Enhanced Canine or Robo-Dog technology could help locate the victims of natural disasters. (All photos by Rodrigo Reyes Marin/AFLO)

Robodog and disaster rescue technology at Tohoku University

Professor Ohno and his students show off some of the disaster recovery equipment that they are working on.

Robodog and disaster rescue technology at Tohoku University

A special trolley capable of climbing stairs and over obstacles.

Robodog and disaster rescue technology at Tohoku University

A drone equipped with extra cameras and sensors.

Robodog and disaster rescue technology at Tohoku University

Robodog.