Robotic sea bream

Pink Tentacle points us to this amazing looking sea bream robot. Tai-robot-kun’s creator, professor Ikuo Yamamoto, says the robot can easily be mass-produced, outfitted with various cameras and sensors, and released into the sea to perform a wide range of oceanographic survey tasks. He adds that because the robot swims silently and looks like a […]

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Robofish will go where we can’t

Kristi Morgansen of the University of Washington, has been working on developing underwater robots that are maneuverable, not disruptive to the environment, and can work as a team to collect data in 3 D’s situations – that is, jobs that are dirty, dull, and dangerous. While most ocean robots require periodic communication with scientist or […]

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