Category Archives: Water

Underwater snake robot

A sea snake robot is being developed by Kongsberg Maritime, Eelume and petroleum company Statoil. Eelume is a NTNU (Norwegian University of Science and Technology) spinoff company.  NTNU has been conducting research on underwater snake robots for more than 10 … Continue reading

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Riverwatch

A team from Portugal have created a catamaran like boat that is used for monitoring rivers. Using ROS as the operating system. The boat also uses 3D mapping, sonar and tilting laser scanner amongst other technologies. Waypoints can be set … Continue reading

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Shark Attacks Ocean Robot

Summer is officially here with an incident that makes me think of the movie Jaws. A shark attacked a Wave Glider robot from Liquid Robotics, while out at sea. The robots have logged over 150,000 miles at sea and this … Continue reading

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Wave Glider

Wave Glider is a self sufficient robot that can be used to monitor the ocean.  Made by Liquid Robotics, the robot has 2 main parts.  One part floats on the surface of the ocean and the second part is attached … Continue reading

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Robots REMUS & REMORA Find Air France 447

Two robots from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute called REMUS & REMORA have found the downed airplane from Air France and recovered the flight recorder or black box. Two years ago Air France flight 447 crashed into the Atlantic Ocean … Continue reading

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