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Standards Office—Robot Response Standards Program Fact Sheet

Standards Office—Robot Response Standards Program Fact Sheet

Robot performance standards and test methods were not in place leading up to and immediately after the terrorists’ events of 2001. The President’s 2002 budget included a priority to fund “new and better technologies” for emergency responders, and Congress followed suit in 2004 with language directing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to develop criteria for certification of urban search-and-rescue robots.

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