There’s no doubt robotics will play an increasingly important role in WA’s resources sector as the technology tries to stay one step ahead of the game.
For Jason De Silveira, from Nexxis, it’s all about biologically inspired development, such as legs.
“It gives us the ability to step over objects and really reach into places and manipulate over terrain,” he said at this week’s Australasian Oil and Gas Exhibition and Conference 2019 in Perth.
“This is in relation to search and rescue but what we specialise in is removing people from harms way in any situation.
“Confirmed space entry is still one of the biggest killers and companies have a big mandate to reduce that, and that’s what we’re actively working to try to help with.”
See the full interview in the video above.