Robotics software to be used in nuclear power plant inspection

Energid Technologies Corp. on Oct. 16 said it has been selected to apply its Actin software to robotic systems being developed by Areva for servicing and inspection of nuclear power plants.

As robotics technology continues to advance, potentially dangerous manual servicing and inspection missions are being replaced by robotics, Energid said.

Actin was originally developed for NASA for use in the control of space robots.

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