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Arres Prevent robot uses advanced AI to fight potholes [video]

Arres Prevent robot uses advanced AI to fight potholes [video]

Pothole repairing robot; via Robotiz3d. A UK-based startup called Robotiz3d claims it’s invented a world’s first: an autonomous electric vehicle that can detect and seal cracks in a road’s surface to prevent potholes from forming. Robotiz3d’s Arres Prevent robot is designed to patrol city streets, searching for cracks and potholes using an advanced AI. Once it finds them, Prevent notes their location, shape, and severity. The company says that capturing and analyzing that data will help reduce the time, cost, emissions, and material waste typically associated with road maintenance and repair services. They also predict that their automated workflows will enable faster fixes and a generally better experience for drivers — by saving them money. “This is a true innovation that can help the UK save public money and save hassle for the citizens,” Amin Amiri, CEO of Robotiz3d investors, a2e Industries. “We’re confident in Robotiz3d and its highly capable engineering and management team to bring this much-needed technology to market.” According to Robotiz3d, potholes cost US drivers $26 billion per year in vehicle damage, …