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Category Archives: Water
A new AUV (Autonomus Underwater Vehicle) from Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute in California called Tethys has been unveiled. Most AUV’s can either go for a long time or go fast, but not both. Tethys combines both of these properties … Continue reading
iRobot recently received two contracts from the Naval Oceanographic Office (NAVOCEANO). The first contract is for $900,000 and will refurbish and upgrade NAVOCEANO’s existing Seaglider fleet. The second contract worth $920,000 will provide new Seaglider’s. Seaglider is a torpedo like … Continue reading
Using a nanofabric developed at MIT that absorbs oil and not water, scientists at MIT envision a fleet of Seaswarm robots cleaning up oil spills. They also state that a swarm of 5,000 Seaswarm robots would take about a month … Continue reading
Orca, a robotic glider from the University of East Anglia in Norwich England has recently made it’s 1000th dive off the coast of Spain. The underwater robot can operate autonomously or be controlled by satellite and is being used to … Continue reading