Inch by inch, Jacky Im’s robot climbs a 10-meter steel wall while he watches closely. Each of the 300-kilogram machine’s moves is captured by sensors and compared to a pre-programmed route. Im is so stringent about his robot’s obedience that he wants to catch every wrong turn, even those that can’t be seen with the naked eye.

He’s not a control freak for fun, though. Im is co-founder of Hong Kong-based Neptune Robotics, a 6-year-old startup that deploys waterproof robots

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