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Urban reconnaissance robot. Researcher Tom Frost directing Urby (upper left), a remote-controlled urban reconnaissance robot, from inside a vehicle. Urby has caterpillar tracks, which allow it to cross a variety of difficult terrains and to climb stairs, as seen here. It was designed by the roboticists at iRobot. Photographed in Somerville, Massachusetts, USA.
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