Challenge advanced technologies for mapping the ocean floor with the use of unmanned and autonomous systems.
Global OTEC Resources announces the completion of design and feasibility studies for its ocean thermal energy conversion projects, plus new £80,000 grant.
Capturing video of whale behavior in one of the world’s coldest regions requires underwater drones.
Puerto Rico site chosen after hurricanes cancel earlier tests for Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE.
ExRobotics, a Dutch maker of remote-controlled systems for the oil and gas industry, uses IDS products because of their cost and hardware and software capabilities.
The final phase of the global Ocean Discovery competition puts rapid, unmanned, high-resolution mapping of the sea floor to a real-world test.
SoFi, a robotic fish developed by researchers at MIT CSAIL and the University of Colorado at Boulder, will study coral reefs and avoid disrupting the environment.
Among the innovations that IBM says will change the world in the next five years are AI-powered robot microscopes to monitor the oceans and fixing growing AI bias.
The Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE has announced the nine finalists in its three-year competition to develop unmanned deep-ocean mapping using a variety of technologies.
New high-performance inertial measurement unit will equip the autopilot for the Mayflower Autonomous Ship.
In autumn of 2017, the U.K. Royal Navy hosted a large-scale demonstration of marine robotic systems. Featured was the Maritime Autonomy Surface Testbed system and an unmanned surface vessel from AutoNaut.
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BluHaptics raised $1.5 million in Series A funding for its software to improve controls for undersea robotics. The startup impressed investors with its team and strong end-user interest.
In this Essential Interview excerpt, Gianmarco Veruggio discusses his innovative work on Italian marine robots, how he got into “roboethics,” and what safeguards are needed for military robots.
The U.K.’s first robotics fund is looking to invest in a dozen startups over the coming year, helping them make the leap from seed rounds to commercially successful companies.
The Ocean Discovery Xprize has drawn teams from universities, startups, and established robotics companies in more than 22 countries. Can the contest jumpstart undersea drone technology?
U.K. robotics investment is supposed to support one of eight key technologies for the nation’s future, but how is that helping current users?
Multiple European robotics organizations are calling for projects to demonstrate technology’s social and economic benefits, but can they stimulate competitiveness?
Hydroid listened to customer feedback when refreshing its REMUS 100 undersea drone with a more compact, energy-efficient design and ROS-based architecture.
Interest in the solar- and wind-powered Datamaran from AMS ranges from Maine to Azerbaijan.
The global fleet of naval robotics is growing, as General Dynamics Mission Systems acquires Bluefin Robotics.
Just as with regional economies and energy companies, not every robotics provider is doing equally well during the current fuel price drop.
Marine autonomous systems are becoming useful for more applications, as organizations in the U.K. and Ireland team up to develop undersea drones.
Newfoundland-based Marine Robotics has sunk, but Kraken Sonar Systems picked up its staff and a drone, and other AUV companies are doing well.
Irish researchers develop semi-autonomous sea drones that can be controlled from around the world.