Tag: Rover

u-Cat ARROWS will visit shipwrecks divers won’t dare to enter

u-Cat ARROWS will visit shipwrecks divers won’t dare to enter

November 30, 2013 12:00 | By | 2 Comments

The u-Cat underwater rover mimics the sea turtle in an effort to map shipwrecks that are too dangerous for human divers to enter. Because it doesn’t rely on a traditional propeller setup, it kicks up a lot less muck and dirt that obscure camera vision- a common problem in underwater rover missions.

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This is part of the european ARROWS project, which “proposes to adapt and develop low cost autonomous underwater vehicle technologies to significantly reduce the cost of archaeological operations, covering the full extent of archaeological campaign.”

Click on for the presentation video after the break.

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Remote control camera almost gets eaten by lions

Remote control camera almost gets eaten by lions

November 27, 2013 22:47 | By | Add a Comment

Watch these wildlife photographers strap a DSLR into a lion-proof case on wheels. The result is some mildly amused lions and a bunch of fascinating snapshots.

Video after the break.

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