The Next Generation of Autonomous Underwater Vehicles

The Next Generation of Autonomous Underwater Vehicles

Autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) could soon be getting more intelligent thanks to advances in robotics.AUVs are helping scientists discover more than ever about the deep ocean but there‚Äôs currently a limit on how much they can help. Data collected by AUVs takes time to analyse, meaning that the ability to use this critical information in real-time is lost.A recent paper, published by...

Film crew to break undersea record

Film crew to break undersea record

At the end of May 2014, the grandson of Jacques Cousteau, Fabien, headed beneath the waves for a month-long trip to an undersea research lab. Cousteau and his team of five will be aiming to break ...