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SeaClear Project Develops Robots to Pick Up Litter Underwater

As part of a European cooperative project, a team at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) is developing a robotic system that uses machine learning methods to locate and collect waste underwater. The seas and oceans currently contain somewhere between 26 million and 66 million tonnes of plastic waste, most of which is lying on the seafloor. This represents an enormous threat to marine plants and animals and to the ecological balance of the seas. 

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Sonardyne Sensors for Ocean Infinity’s New Armada Fleet

Sonardyne Armada

Sonardyne technology has been selected to support the world’s largest and most environmentally sustainable fleet of ocean-going, multi-role robotic vessels, which is being launched by marine robotics company Ocean Infinity. Sonardyne systems will provide part of Ocean Infinity’s new Armada fleet with key sensor technologies for underwater platform navigation, tracking, control and communications, as well as ensuring uninterrupted surface navigation,

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VideoRay Photo, Video Contests Open

Joshua Vela Fonseca VideoRay

VideoRay is now accepting entries for its 2019 photo and video contests. Grand prize winners will receive a tablet, and runners-up will receive a VideoRay jacket. Plus, all approved submissions will receive a VideoRay t-shirt. In addition, the top images as determined by VideoRay will be included in the 2020 VideoRay Calendar, which will be distributed in early 2020. All images/videos submitted will be displayed

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MATE ROV Competition

Sixty-five teams from 17 countries participated in the Marine Advanced Technology Education (MATE) Center’s international underwater robotics competition. Top honors in the Explorer (advanced) class went to Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) from Hong Kong, while Watsonville Firefighters’ Seal Team 1272 from Aptos, California, captured first place in the Ranger (intermediate) class. During the event, held June

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Marine Entrepreneur’s Forum and Leadership Showcase

Going to be near Woods Hole, Massachusetts, July 20 to 21? If yes, then check out the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution’s (WHOI) Center for Marine Robotics (CMR) for the third annual Entrepreneur’s Forum and Leadership Showcase. The event will focus on strategic development of the marine robotics market space with presentations and panel discussions targeting concerns of the C-Suite. Key questions include: What

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