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Floating Robots Deliver Critical Water Flow Data

Floating Robots Deliver Critical Water Flow Data

The Floating Sensor Project, as it's called, is hoping to replace traditional fixed water sensors to track water movement or water-borne pollutants. Since the sensors are mobile, they can also be easily deployed to monitor an emergency situation, such as...

Seagoing Robots To Battle Shipboard Fires

Seagoing Robots To Battle Shipboard Fires

Robot firefighters being developed by the U.S. Navy could fill a huge gap in the ranks of many needy volunteer firefighter departments while filling in the financial gaps in many public service budgets.

Revolutionary Battery to Power Marine Robots

Revolutionary Battery to Power Marine Robots

A revolutionary battery that exploits the reaction between lithium metal and seawater could soon be powering everything from autonomous submarines to buoys and deep-water sensors.