Social media giant Facebook has unveiled a robot, designed by ULC Robotics, that can move along high wires to install telecom and power lines. (See video below.)
Facebook Connectivity, in collaboration with a number of partners, says it has spent the last few years developing the robot.
The company describes it as an aerial fiber deployment solution that uses a robot designed to install a specialized fiber-optic cable on medium-voltage power lines. [Read more…] about Facebook unveils robot that can walk high wires to install telecom and power lines