August 03 , 2017


IT ministry taps artificial intelligence
by APP

ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication (MoIT) is developing a group of intelligent cooperative firefighting and disaster mitigation mobile robots which can perform critical operations in adverse circumstances and hazardous environments.

The Intelligent Mobile Robots (IMRs) will be able to execute a mission by incorporating intelligent techniques and robust control algorithms. The National Technology Fund, a department of MoIT, has already launched a project called Design and Development of Intelligent Mobile Robots for Disaster Mitigation and Firefighting at a cost of Rs14.673 million.

The principal investigator’s organisation for the project is PAF Karachi Institute of Economics and Technology and it is expected to be completed by April next year.


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