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Tag: Underwater Robot

KONGSBERG Gruppen: Swimming Robot Snake

Developing biomimicry robots based on animals is popular and this is another robot based on a ‘snake design’ and is developed by the company Eelume with Kongsberg and Statoil.    

NASA: Buoyant Rover for Under Ice Exploration

Researchers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory are developing the Buoyant Rover for Under-Ice Exploration, a technology that could one day explore oceans under the ice layers of planetary bodies. The prototype was tested in arctic lakes near Barrow, Alaska.  

New Scientist: Four-finned robot swims like a cuttlefish

By copying the undulating swimming skills of cuttlefish, this robot by Sepios is an underwater robot able to tackle plenty of obstacles in its way.  

MIT: Soft Robot Fish Lead New Wave of Robotics

MIT researchers have created what they say is the first self-contained soft robot. In this case, a fluid robot fish that is powered by water, can react to its environment and is soft to touch. Clip by the Associated Press.  

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich: Naro-tartaruga Pool Tests

Naro-tartaruga is a robot developed at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich. This video shows the first pool tests. A fully actuated and independent 3DOF fin actuation system is the main specialty of this robot. This actuation system allows efficient as well as agile movements.