Emerging Applications in Robotic Industrial and Service Blog

Service Robot for Electric Line Inspection

Posted by Samuel Bouchard on Aug 16, 2010 11:53:00 AM

Canada's Hydro-Québec Research Institute started the LineScout project after the 1998 North American ice storm that led to massive power outages and left millions of people without electricity for several days. The idea was to have a small mobile robot that could be able to roll on high-voltage transmission lines and de-ice them.

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Topics: service robotics, robot, hydro-quebec, linescout

Robotic Companies in Quebec

Posted by Samuel Bouchard on Jan 28, 2009 8:24:00 PM

We met with many people in recent months. Here’s a list of the movers and shakers in Quebec robotics.

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Topics: industrial robotics, hydro-quebec