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New Robots Could Put Out Deadly Fires on Navy Ships (Video)

Octavia the Robot
Naval Research Laboratory
Octavia the Robot

The United States Naval Research Laboratory has created a robot-human firefighting team that could become the wave of the future on Navy vessels.

The NRL has released video showing the very human-like robot called Octavia taking directions from her human partner on how to extinguish a dangerous fire.

(Is it just me, or does the narrator of this video sound like Hal from "2001: A Space Odyssey"?)

Take a look for yourself:

Octavia the Robot Puts Out a Fire