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SoFi, the underwater robotic fish

Reading Time: 2 minutes With the Greenland shark finally caught on video for the very first time, scientists and engineers are discussing the limitations of current marine monitoring technology. One significant advance comes from the CSAIL team at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT): SoFi, the robotic fish. A Robotic Fish Swims in the Ocean More info: http://bit.ly/SoFiRobot Paper: http://robert.katzschmann.eu/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/katzschmann2018exploration.pdf The […]

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PipeCam: the low-cost underwater camera

Reading Time: 3 minutes Fred Fourie is building a low-cost underwater camera for shallow deployment, and his prototypes are already returning fascinating results. You can build your own PipeCam, and explore the undiscovered depths with a Raspberry Pi and off-the-shelf materials. Materials and build In its latest iteration, PipeCam consists of a 110mm PVC waste pipe with fittings and a […]

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Underwater Millennium Falcon Formation Continues To Puzzle Divers

Reading Time: 2 minutes You may remember a year or so back when a deep-sea salvage company discovered something odd at the bottom of the Baltic sea. The team from OceanX jokingly described the object as a UFO, but once the story went viral, many commented on the fact that it kind of looked like the Millennium Falcon. Using […]

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You Won’t Believe How These High-Tech Underwater Headphones Transmit Sound

Reading Time: < 1 minute Swimmers rejoice! Now when you’re training or just exercising, you can put on a pair of Neptunes headphones and enjoy your favorite tunes. This innovative new technology allows swimmers to listen to music while underwater, by conducting sound through the bones in the human skull. The Neptune headphones send sound waves to the inner ears […]