Marine

Pivotel Meets Tracking Regulations with RockFLEET

November 18, 2019

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Pivotel Meets Tracking Regulations with RockFLEET

The proven RockFLEET global tracking and messaging system has been selected by Queensland Fisheries as an approved device within mandated schemes to install Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) on all commercial fishing boats in Queensland, Australia.

Maker Buoy Populated Board

November 12, 2019

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Maker Buoy Populated Board

Ground Control Partner Maker Buoy has developed a new populated board to get people up and running using the RockBLOCK 9602/9603 quickly for offshore buoy telemetry applications.

KTH Sweden Underwater Sensing Buoy

November 5, 2019

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KTH Sweden Underwater Sensing Buoy

The Royal Institute of Technology of Sweden developed the LoTUS (long-term underwater sensing) buoy, a system for collecting oceanographic data from perhaps the most remote place on the planet - the polar region seafloor.

Team Peruagus Uses RockBLOCK to Rule the Waves

September 20, 2018

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Team Peruagus Uses RockBLOCK to Rule the Waves

Researching how autonomous technology can be applied in the maritime industry, six ship science students from the University of Southampton designed and built the Peruagus, an autonomous solar-powered boat.

The Ocean Cleanup

September 5, 2018

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The Ocean Cleanup

Our oceans are polluted with plastic. It’s not just strangling sea life or collecting in giant swirling patches the size of countries - tiny microplastics are also abundant in the water, making their way back into the food chain and, ultimately, our plate.

Mapping Ocean Fronts with Robotic Fleets

July 23, 2018

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Mapping Ocean Fronts with Robotic Fleets

Led by Dr. João Borges de Sousa of the Laboratório de Sistemas e Tecnologia Subaquática (LSTS) of Portugal, a multinational, multidisciplinary team of scientists have designed, built, and deployed seven autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) in the North Pacific Subtropical Ocean Front using the Schmidt Ocean Institute's research vessel Falkor.

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