underwater robots

TFOT 2013 Round-Up: Year in Review

TFOT 2013 Round-Up: Year in Review

Although some tech enthusiasts considered 2013 to be a “blah” year for technology, we have found that it was a year that drastically improved existing technologies while laying the groundwork for even better ones to emerge in the future. While ...

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Robotic Crab Built to Explore the Underwater World

Robotic Crab Built to Explore the Underwater World

The Crabster CR200 standing up Researchers from the Korean Institute of Ocean Science and Technology (KIOST) developed a 6 legged robot crab that can travel and explore the underwater world even in rough conditions and go where no (robot) has ...

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Mantabot – the Next Generation Sea Robot

Mantabot – the Next Generation Sea Robot

Mantabot prototype in action (Credit: University of Virginia) Researchers from University of Virginia and three other universities have been working on “reverse engineering” the way stingrays and manta rays move through water and have successfully created the Mantabot – an ...

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RoboClam Smart Anchor

RoboClam Smart Anchor

Researchers in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Department of Mechanical Engineering are developing the biomimetic RoboClam smart anchor. The RoboClam is a lightweight anchor that can be clamped, unclamped, and moved easily even in reverse (which can be quite ...

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