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30 09, 2019

Project Dipper – a Drone that Swims and Soars

By |2019-09-24T15:23:15+01:00September 30th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

This incredible innovation in drone technology is the brainchild of a group of 8 engineering students from ETH Zurich - a fixed wing drone that can be launched into the skies and seamlessly transition from air to water. Taking it's inspiration from the natural world and looking to mimic the action of diving seabirds, this potentially groundbreaking project gives us a glimpse into the future. The drone can be launched [...]

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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