Duncanville, Texas, group uses TETRIX® system as basis for robot

PITTSBURG, KS (July 30, 2013) – High school students competing in SkillsUSA and inspired by Pitsco Education’s Robotics: Urban Search and Rescue Challenge have crafted a fully functional remote-controlled search-and-rescue robot that has been put into service and has caught the attention of Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials.

“We just can’t believe people are taking what we’ve built and designed and are going to use it to help save people’s lives if needed,” said Duncanville (Texas) High School Robotics Teacher Bart Burnett. “It really doesn’t get any bigger than that.”

The robot,...

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