TAG: UGV

Ocean mapping, exploration inventions honored with XPRIZE

June 3, 2019By
ODXP Competition Final Round 2 Testing in Kalamata, Greece. (Photo: XPRIZE)

With more than 80 percent of the world’s oceans unmapped, the deep ocean is one of the last unknown areas on Earth. On May 31, teams with unique exploration solutions were honored with the Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE. XPRIZE is a global competition to advance ocean technologies for rapid, unmanned and high-resolution ocean exploration and discovery. The teams invented new technologies... read more

Aquabotix granted patent for underwater camera

November 7, 2018By

UUV Aquabotix Ltd. has been granted a United States patent for a “Remotely Operated Vehicle Camera Apparatus.” Many underwater vehicles operate with a single stationary camera, an interior-based moveable camera or multiple cameras. Each of these configurations may have significant drawbacks and ultimately limit their functionality and usefulness, the company said. For example, a forward-facing camera can be used for... read more