Category Archives: Water

Robotic Fish Leads School

We have all seen at least one or two robotic fish by now, such as this robotic fish that was released in Spanish waters to search for pollution. Well, now we have a robotic fish that can actually lead a … Continue reading

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Waldo Searches For Oil Off The Keys

A Slocum Glider named Waldo was launched by the Mote Marine Laboratory yesterday to look for oil in the water from the BP disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. Waldo will patrol an area above Key West to about 20 … Continue reading

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Robot Sub Deployed To Stop Oil Leak

The oil drilling rig known as the Transocean Deepwater Horizon rig was engulfed in an explosion last Tuesday. On Friday, the oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico had completely sunk. Transocean, a Swiss company owned the oil rig and … Continue reading

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Robot Inspired By Blind Fish

An underwater robot named Snookie was partially inspired by blind fish like the Astyanax.  Snookie is being designed at the  Technische Universitaet Muenchen or TUM for short. The underwater robot is designed to take into account the following set of … Continue reading

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Robot Gliders About To Embark

The Leibniz Institute of Marine Sciences is about to launch a fleet of 9 robotic gliders into the Atlantic ocean. The gliders can last for weeks or months and only consume as much energy as a bicycle light.  They navigate … Continue reading

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