Mobile & Marine Robotics Research Centre launches new subsea technology

The Mobile & Marine Robotics Research Centre at the University of Limerick has performed trials and demonstrations of its new ROV ROVLATIS, along with new mission support technologies.

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LIMERICK, Ireland -- The Mobile & Marine Robotics Research Centre at the University of Limerick has performed trials and demonstrations of its new ROV ROVLATIS, along with new mission support technologies. The underwater robot has been developed for ocean exploration and commercial operations in inshore waters up to the edge of the continental shelf at depths of 1,000 m (3,281 ft) or more. The submersible is the first of its kind designed, built, and tested in Ireland.

07/01/2009

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