UUV Aquabotix Ltd (ASX: UUV) (“Aquabotix”), an underwater robotics company with operations in Australia and the U.S., today released SwarmDiver
- Aquabotix releases SwarmDiver
– an underwater/surface swarming vehicle
- Multiple SwarmDivers
can function as a single coordinated swarm, with one human operator
- First micro hybrid USV / UUV commercially available in the industry
- First swarming USV / UUV commercially available in the industry
Whitney Million, Aquabotix’s Chief Executive Officer, commented, “This vehicle is a game-changer for both the industry and Aquabotix. Until today, there were simply no micro hybrid USV / UUV vehicles and no swarming unmanned vehicles with diving capabilities, commercially available in the industry. Aquabotix has changed that.
“Maritime swarming is rapidly becoming an area of focus for naval forces globally, and SwarmDiver
“In addition to defense and security applications, SwarmDivers
The key details of SwarmDiver
- miniaturized — weighing just 1.7kg at a length of 75cm,
- vertical dive capability,
- ability to operate as both a UUV (diving underwater) and a USV (on the surface),
- 50-meter dive-depth,
- easily deployable and recoverable,
- wireless data feedback upon surfacing,
- high accuracy temperature (+/-0.1 degrees Celsius) and a pressure sensor (+/- 2cm depth),
- additional sensor payloads available,
- multi-constellation GPS for +/-1m location accuracy,
- deployable in groups for synoptic data gathering,
- sustained surf zone operation, and
- low cost.
Chief Executive Officer
About UUV Aquabotix Limited
Based in Sydney, Australia and Fall River, Massachusetts, USA, Aquabotix is an established underwater robotics company which manufactures and sells commercial and industrial-grade underwater drones for commercial, high-end consumer and military applications. It is also the first company globally that is offering commercially-available swarming underwater drones. Please visit www.aquabotix.com
SOURCE UUV Aquabotix Ltd
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