Robot manufacturer tmsuk came up with Ubiko, a 60-kilogram (132-pound), 112-centimeter (44-inch) tall robot which can identify the smell of smoke and ash. When Ubiko detects this odor it will sent a wireless message to security. Watch the video.


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  1. @Jos: Apparently the technique is not 100% accurate yet and they wanted to prevent office-employees getting soaked by the robot for no reason… Though it would be a funny sight 😉