Below the Surface

Diving into the world of underwater robotics


T500 Vehicle Design Contest!
Aug 10, 2022

We want to see your creativity shine and are challenging YOU to design a vehicle featuring the new T500 Thruster…

Why You Should Consider Subsea Cable Penetrators
Jul 11, 2022

Why You Should Add Penetrators to Your Subsea Design Library By Rustom Jehangir Originally published in Sea Technology, Volume 63,…

What is Marine Robotics?
Jun 9, 2022

Marine robotic vehicles, like ROVs (Remotely Operated Underwater Vehicles), AUVs (Autonomous Underwater Vehicles), and USVs (Unmanned Surface Vessels), are useful…

Toward Low-Cost Subsea Autonomy
Dec 23, 2021
Rustom Jehangir

Originally published in Sea Technology Magazine, Volume 62, #12, December 2021 The words “autonomy”, “autonomous systems”, “AI”, and the like…

Product News

Our Original Watertight Enclosure Designs Are Now Open Source
Jul 20, 2022

We’re happy to announce that we are making our original watertight enclosure designs fully open source and available for anyone…

BlueROV2 Updates: The New R4 Revision!
Jun 8, 2022
Rustom Jehangir

Our product launches over the last few weeks have been building up to today’s announcement: the new BlueROV2 R4 revision…

New Product: The Navigator Flight Controller and BlueOS!
Jun 1, 2022
Rustom Jehangir

We want to steer your attention toward something new and exciting today: the Navigator Flight Controller and BlueOS software! Navigator…

New Product: The T500 Thruster!
May 24, 2022
Rustom Jehangir

We have a new product to thrust upon the world: the T500 Thruster! It will be available through pre-orders, starting…

Research and Academia

ROV Assisted Magnetic Induction Communication Field Tests in Underwater Environments
Wei, D.; Soto, S. S

Due to the lack of Magnetic Induction (MI) field tests in underwater environments, the authors use a Remotely Operated Vehicle…

Experimental Quantification of Bedrock Abrasion Under Oscillatory Flow
Bramante, J. F.; Perron, J. T.

Abrasion is a powerful erosion force that shapes our landscapes. While stream-driven abrasion has been extensively studied in the lab,…

Model-Free High-Order Sliding Mode Controller for Station-Keeping of an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle in Manipulation Task: Simulations and Experimental Validation
González-García, J.; Gómez-Espinosa, A.

AUVs are often used for data-gathering applications, but there is an increasing interest for their use in inspection, maintenance, and…

Fault-Adaptive Autonomy in Systems with Learning-Enabled Components
Stojcsics, D.; Boursinos, D.

Faults and degradations, such as sensor failures, software malfunctions, actuators degradations, etc., can happen anytime and anywhere in a system….