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28 10, 2019

Underwater Craft Discover Japanese Aircraft Carrier

By |2019-10-23T15:45:01+01:00October 28th, 2019|Categories: Marine|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

The research vessel Petrel and it's team of underwater robots have a mission to find and document historic shipwrecks, with a particular focus on World War II. Paul Allen, the Microsoft co-founder, funded the dedicated research vessel and and equipped it with the state-of-the-art sub sea technology including one AUV and a ROV to allow their searches to take place more than three miles below the surface.  The Petrel's work continues in memory [...]

7 10, 2019

Waterproof Drones

By |2019-10-04T12:03:56+01:00October 7th, 2019|Categories: Marine|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

One of the most common causes of cancelled drone flights, especially in a country like the UK, is poor weather.  Most UAVs are unable to fly in the rain as, even if the problem of water on the lens could be overcome, their electronic components aren't shielded from the elements. However, there is a growing range of waterproof drones available that can be flown in inclement weather as well as offering exciting potential [...]

12 09, 2019

Underwater Drones

By |2019-09-12T15:23:21+01:00September 12th, 2019|Categories: Marine|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

While aerial drones are fast becoming commonplace, underwater drones or ROVs have been slower to make their way into mainstream consumer technology.  Both offer the opportunity to explore new areas and gain a fresh perspective on the world around us, with marine drones having the advantage of being free from much of the legislation that aerial drone pilots have to navigate. The vast majority of underwater drones operate tethered to a buoy or [...]

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