Clever Robot Can Autonomously Inspect Sewers

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ETH Zurich’s ANYmal uses sensors and lasers and a camera to investigate subterranean environments.

ANYmal is a brave little robot designed to go where no human dares. The sewers of our major cities. This video shows one of the ANYmal’s first test days in the sewers of Zurich.

The agile robot is able to traverse sewers using both sight and sound. It first uses lasers and sensors to understand its surrounds then can traverse autonomously collecting environmental data and images from its onboard camera.

ANYmal has special non-slip feet that help it understand the ground environment even when walking through water ANYmal is waterproof and resistant. In this test, the clever robot walked 920 kilometers through the sewers of Zurich


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