Marine exploration

WHOI’s underwater robot takes automated samples from the seabed

For the first time, it is possible to take samples of the seabed using a vehicle without a pilot.

UrchinBot, designed for underwater cleaning and inspection applications

UrchinBot is definitely one of the weirdest looking robots we’ve ever seen.

ASTRALiTe edge, first small-scale LiDAR for underwater exploration

World’s first small-scale topographic and bathymetric scanning LiDAR that can detect small underwater objects, measure shallow water depth, and more.

Ultra-gentle robotic gripper grasps and releases jellyfish without harming them

Jellyfish are about 90% water, and quite fragile, which makes them very difficult to study. Robots' heavy grip might not be a problem when...

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