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Navy's Silent NEMO project the GhostSwimmer™ strives to significantly advance UUV technology throughout the world. Read more


BIOSwimmer™ is designed for high maneuverability in harsh environments, with a flexible aft section. Read more

Iver 3 Nano

The Iver3 Nano is the most affordable AUV platform released by Ocean Server Technology.  Starting at just $53K USD including sonar (and $82K with SS and DVL) Read More

Haiyan underwater glider

The Haiyan underwater glider is 1.8 meters in length with a diameter of 0.3 meter, and weighs about 70 kilograms. The device is developed by a scientific research team of Tianjin University. The underwater glider can go 1,500 meters underwater; its maximum voyage is 1,000 kilometers and it can work 30 days continuously. Read Article

AutoNaut USV

AutoNaut is wave propelled and performs equally well on all headings, and has long endurance.
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2G Robotics' ULS-500 Underwater Laser Scanner Now Interfaced with QINSy

April 28, 2015 - via 2G Robotics The ULS-500 underwater laser scanner is now compatible with the QPS hydrographic data acquisition, navigation, and processing software, QINSy.

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Blue Ocean Monitoring Completes PT Newmont Nusa Tenggara Contract

April 27, 2015 - via Blue Ocean Monitoring BOM’s Slocum Glider, an autonomous underwater vehicle, was deployed to monitor that the tailings were not being disbursed into the coastal environment of Sumbawa or surface waters.

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3D Printed Robotic Fish Used for Studying Anxiety & Fear

April 24, 2015 - via NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering What we wanted to do was replace the predator with a robot that would always behave the same with the animals.

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DARPA wants to plumb the depths of an underwater Internet

April 22, 2015 - via DARPA DARPA is hoping to develop an underwater Internet that would allow submerged manned and unmanned systems to operate together just like they do on the surface and in the air—and communicate with airborne systems as well.

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KUTI Delivers First Vehicle with RSI Turbulence Sensor

April 22, 2015 - via Kongsberg Underwater Technology Inc This new Seaglider with the RSI sensor will allow us to map ocean turbulence and mixing rates over much wider areas than possible with a traditional microstructure profiler

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The Future of Unmanned Underwater Systems

April 22, 2015 - via Marine Technology News Interview with Liquid Robotics' Graham Hine

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SeeByte Software for L-3 Klein Sonar

April 22, 2015 - via SeeByte SeeByte demonstrated its Automatic Target Recognition (ATR) software using a L-3 Klein Associates sonar payload (L-3 Klein UUV 3500, dual frequency 455/900 kHz) on an Iver-3 vehicle.

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Bluefin Robotics delivers Ship Hull Inspection Systems 4 and 5 to the U.S. Navy

April 20, 2015 - via Bluefin Robotics Although it looks like a Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) with its six thrusters and its fiber optic data tether, the vehicle is powered by an onboard battery and operates primarily autonomously with the ability for the operator to take manual control to investigate contacts

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