The ICARUS consortium has just launched the presentation video for the project. Have a look!
ICARUS is a research project funded by the European Commission (total budget: 17.5M€) to develop robotic tools which can assist “human” Search and Rescue (SAR) teams in the field. Twenty-four partners will collaborate over the project's four-year duration (starting in 2012) to develop the best solutions Europe can offer to save human lives and to speed up the SAR process. ICARUS concentrates on the development of unmanned SAR technologies for detecting, locating and rescuing humans in disaster situations both in urban and maritime environments. These unmanned platforms are able to operate on land, at sea and in the air to locate survivors and participate in rescue operations.