Energid Technologies’ Actin software is helping Schilling Robotics’ GEMINI remotely operated underwater vehicle with more sophisticated manipulation.
Five years in the making, MIT’s autonomous floating vessels get a size upgrade and learn a new way to communicate aboard the waters.
Rovco and Forth Engineering are among the U.K. organizations participating in the Autonomous Aquatic Inspection and Intervention or A2I2 project, which has tested an autonomous underwater vehicles for multiple uses.
Robots exploring deep bodies of water can only go so far before needing to recharge and upload data. Purdue University engineers have designed a mobile docking station system that would help them go farther.
In August 2020, autonomous vehicles, industrial automation for manufacturing and supply chains, and healthcare robotics continued to receive funding.
WiBotic said it has received the first FCC authorization for up to 300 watts of wireless power transmission for robots, drones, underwater vehicles, and industrial automation.
Sea Machines Robotics closed $15 million in financing. The investment marks one of the largest venture rounds for an advanced maritime technology company.
WiBotic, a leader in wireless charging for mobile robots, said it plans to use its investment to expand its product offerings and enhance customer support.
Olis Robotics, whose Olis Master Controller uses machine learning for more precise controls, is working with remotely operated vehicle maker Aleron Subsea to offer easy ROV upgrades.
Remotely operated vehicles used by the oil and gas sector can be enhanced to gather more scientific data, according to Australian researchers.
The Mayflower Autonomous Ship will repeat the trans-Atlantic voyage of the Pilgrim ship Mayflower 400 years ago.
Researchers at the University of East Anglia is working with AutoNaut Ltd. on a combination of a unmanned surface vessel and an autonomous underwater vehicle to explore difficult-to-reach portions of the ocean.
Autonomous vehicles, sensors, food preparation, and surgical robots received funding in November 2019.
Advanced Navigation has raised Series A funding to expand its business and accelerate research and development of precise navigation technologies based on machine learning.
Olis Robtics and Forum Energy Technologies have successfully demonstrated a digital controller for undersea remotely operated vehicles that replaces prior analog models.
The Sprint Robotics Awards, presented at a conference in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, recognized three leaders in developing inspection and maintenance robotics systems.
MIT researchers have added capabilities to ‘roboats,’ allowing them to form pop-up bridges, stages, and other structures.
A new ultra-soft underwater gripper developed at Harvard’s Wyss Institute safely catches and releases jellyfish without damage.
Sea Machines and MARAD have agreed to demonstrate the capabilities of autonomous systems installed aboard an MSRC oil spill response vessel.
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MIT and the Advanced Metropolitan Solutions Institute in Amsterdam have developed “roboats,” autonomous boats that can connect for a variety of uses. Researchers are scaling up their designs to be more stable.