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Ocean robots could help uncover mysteries of the Deep Blue | The Stack

curated by | November 6, 2015

“A swarm of pumpkin-shaped robots is being developed to map oceans, gathering maritime data for use in tourism, reef monitoring and anti-terrorism among other applications. The Eve robot – or Ellipsodial Vehicle for Exploration – was created by Sampriti Bhattacharyya, a robotics engineer at the Massachusetts Institute for Technology (MIT). The scientist envisions her yellow robots travelling below the water’s surface, using their sensors to detect and monitor underwater happenings – both individually and collaboratively.”

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