International RoboSub Competition – Cornell using new AUV design

  ADLINK Technology, a leading global provider of cloud-based services, intelligent gateways, and embedded building blocks for edge devices that enable the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced its sponsorship of the Cornell University Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (CUAUV) team’s entry into next week’s 18th Annual International RoboSub competition held at the Space and Naval Warfare Command Research facility in San Diego, CA, from Monday, July 20, through Sunday, July 26. “We compete against teams from across the world, and have won first place five times in the past six years.…

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Dronecode – Common, shared open-source platform for UAVs

  Dronecode is an open source, collaborative project that brings together existing and future open-source drone projects under a nonprofit structure governed by The Linux Foundation. Craig Elder has joined the Linux Foundation as the Community Manager for Dronecode after years in various roles in the industry.  He will be speaking at the upcoming InterDrone conference about Dronecode so we wanted to reach out and ask him a few questions ahead of the event. Q. You have had an interesting career working on AUVs and UAVs. Could you tell our readers…

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What is the REMUS AUV? – An underwater monitoring vehicle

REMUS AUV stands for Remote Environmental Monitoring Unit Autonomous Underwater Vehicle The REMUS AUV is designed and developed by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.  According to their web site: “These low-cost autonomous underwater vehicles are designed by OSL personnel to operate simply with a laptop computer. At less than 80 lbs, the lightweight design facilitates launch and recovery operations. A standard configuration carries an up- and down-looking Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler (ADCP), sidescan sonar, a CT profiler, and a light scattering sensor. Many other instruments have been integrated since its…

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Release the Kraken – A new underwater drone from India

The Kraken will be capable of underwater surveillance and repair work We recently updated our description of drones to account for the fact that drones work in the air, in the water, and on land.  With this understanding we will be broadening our coverage a bit further.  We hope that you will enjoy this news as much as you have enjoyed our aerial-only drone coverage. The Kraken is being developed by a group of students at IIT Kharagpur in India.  The American Bazaar Online is reporting: ” BENGALURU: A team of students at IIT Kharagpur have invested…

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