Every day we hear about different ways to use products that we use regularly.  If you’ve got an Xbox, pick up your controller. Now think about this: someone is using one of those to save lives.

When called upon by the Japanese government to provide robots for the ongoing nuclear crisis in that country, QinetiQ opted to use Xbox controllers instead of their usual remotes.

"They’re cheap, and millions of people know how to use them," J. D. Crouch Head of QinetiQ North America

No doubt the Xbox accessories team will be thrilled.

Source: MSNBC