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The Orb, Keeping a Robotic Eye Out for Trouble

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The Orb, Keeping a Robotic Eye Out for Trouble

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The Orb, Keeping a Robotic Eye Out for Trouble

The Orb, Keeping a Robotic Eye Out for Trouble

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Nils Hulth shows off his robotic surveillance ball, the Orb. The company says the device is at its best in bad conditions. Rotundus hide caption

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The CEO of the Swedish company Rotundus, Nils Hulth, discusses his company's pride and joy. It's the Orb, a robotic ball that Rotundus describes as "well suited for surveillance and inspection in rough environments."