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Autonomous docking achieved

One of the principal research lines of the Underwater Vision and Robotics Laboratory of VICOROB institute is the “long-term deployment”. This research line has as its objective to advance the technology in order to achieve future permanent robotic fleets in strategic locations. In the last months, it was sucesfully achieved,…

PLOME, a research project to monitor marine ecosystems

Understanding the marine ecosystem is key to monitoring, evaluating, and managing its functioning. To do this, the scientific community needs data. The PLOME project will obtain it with an underwater platform that will monitor the ecosystems of the seabed for extended periods.   A scientific team led by the University…

RESEARCH STAY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ZAGREB

Last May 2022, one of our senior researchers, Josep Forest, spent a month at the Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering (FER – Fakultet elektrotehnike i računarstva) at the University of Zagreb, Croatia, in the framework of the DATACROSS project.   During his stay, together with Professor Dr. Tomislav Pribanič…

We attended Oceanology International 2022 in London

From the 15th to the 17th of March, our researcher Marc Carreras has been at the Oceanology International (OI22) exhibition.   The event is the meeting point for businesses and academics of marine robotic technology. OI22 is a must-attend event for those involved in exploring, monitoring, developing or protecting the world’s oceans,…

FINAL EUMR TNA EXPERIMENTS AT UDG

On Friday 19th November 2021 took place the final survey that concluded the TNA experiments that are part of the EUMarineRobots project. The last TNA, whose end-user is the University of Southampton, consisted in gathering image data from different habitats with Sparus II AUV with a downward looking high-resolution camera….

EUMR REMOTE EXPERIMENTS WITH ISME-UNICAS RESEARCHERS

On February 24th 2021, researchers from the Interuniversity Center of Integrated Systems for the Marine Environment (ISME), Università degli Studi di Cassino e del Lazio Meridionale (UNICAS) run remote experiments with Girona500 AUV in the water tank of the Underwater Robotics Research Center (CIRS) from the Computer Vision and Robotics…