A drone clone for the world’s most expensive pet fish [video]

arowana underwater drone

The Asian arowana is the world’s costliest aquarium fish, rumored to sell for as much as $300,000. But a cheaper alternative is now available – and it comes in the form of an underwater drone!

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China unveils drone boasting efficient underwater and aerial operation

Chinese researchers are certainly on a roll in their development of breakthrough drone technology. Following a flurry of earlier innovations, experts in China have now unveiled a new drone that can reportedly attain similar underwater and aerial performance levels.

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Underwater drone may have discovered 1965 California plane crash wreckage

A chilling discovery made by an underwater drone may have just solved a 56-year-old aviation mystery. A new sonar mapping technology drone has stumbled upon an airplane deep in the waters of California’s Folsom Lake. The near-intact wreckage matches the description of the four-seater airplane that crashed in the area in 1965.

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This underwater drone can inspect ships, offshore oil rigs for damage

Inspecting underwater infrastructure for damage or just conducting routine maintenance of ships and submarines has never been easy. But that changes now.

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Underwater drone charges itself with temperature changes

California startup, Seatrec, has created an underwater drone that charges itself using the temperature difference in the ocean. This works by leveraging the difference between warm ocean surface water and cooler water at depth.

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Ocean Aero to deliver underwater drones for Homeland Security program

Ocean Aero, based in San Diego, will deliver underwater drones that can stay at sea for months and operate both on the surface as well as underwater, for a Homeland Security program. The company has been awarded a multi-year, $4 million dollar contract by the US Department of Homeland Security.

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