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The teleMax, took part in a National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) response evaluation in Texas. It provides explosive-ordnance disposal or excellent stand-off capability for hazardous material responders, according to Texas A&M University's Texas Engineering Extension Service (TEEX). It has a fully articulated arm and features chemical, gas and/or radiation sensors, TEEX added.
TEEX is operated by Texas A&M University. TEEX opened Disaster City, a 52-acre training centre in 1997 to train the state's emergency response forces and firefighters and rescue workers from all over the world.
Credit: Martial Voitier, TEEX Communications