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Kawasaki Kaleido Humanoid Disaster Relief Robot

Japan’s Kawasaki Heavy Industries showcased its humanoid robot ‘Kaleido,’ designed to assist disaster areas in search and rescue, at an international robot exhibition in Tokyo over the weekend.

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Kaleido is a humanoid robot standing 184 centimetres tall and weighing 85 kilograms, which is built to travel to places humans cannot.Kaleido proved it can lift heavy objects and humans during a time of emergency.

The company hopes the robot can prove itself helpful in Japan, a country often hit by natural disasters such as earthquakes and typhoons.

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Kawasaki Heavy Industries was one of 200 companies participating in the robot exhibition, which ended Saturday, December 21.(REUTERS)//VOA News