March 04, 2016      

Following a successful Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign, Autonomous Marine Systems Inc. last month raised $3.5 million in seed funding.

Somerville, Mass.-based Autonomous Marine Systems (AMS) has developed the Datamaran, an autonomous solar- and wind-propelled catamaran that is designed for long ocean surveys. A fleet of zero-emission vessels can gather ocean data for multiple customers at once.

"Long-duration, unblinking ocean observation will allow us to be better stewards of our critical m...

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