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Want a cheap way of shooting right under the surface of water without having to buy a special housing for your camera? Alex over at I did a thing recently built himself a PVC periscope-style device for a total cost of around $10, and the results are great.Here’s a 5-minute video in which Alex shows how he built the thing and what it can do (note: there’s a tiny bit of strong language)
It's no secret that the world's coral reefs are in trouble, and unfortunately scuba divers can only do so much in the way of monitoring or protecting them. Scientists in Australia, however, have developed an autonomous underwater drone that could be of great help... Continue Reading Underwater drone watches over reefs – and kills coral-destroying starfish Category: Marine Tags:
Students at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) are helping to combat a major environmental threat by designing an autonomous underwater robot that can hunt for invasive lionfish. Using a combination of floating spears and machine learning, the robot is able to track down and harvest lionfish safely without the need for a human operator... Continue Reading Autonomous underwater robot hun
What has deep space exploration and underwater work have to do with one another? Quite a bit, actually. Adapting a laser system called Lunar Laser Communication Demonstration (LLCD) that was used in 2013 to transmit data between lunar orbit and the Earth across a distance of a quarter of a million miles at a rate of 622 megabits per second, MIT's Lincoln Laboratories is developing a way fo
the photography series re-examines the artistic medium through the relationship between movement, color, water and light. The post underwater photography by christy lee rogers evokes the beauty of baroque paintings appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Now in its 14th year, Through Your Lens is an underwater photography competition focusing on the marvels of undersea worlds. The incredible Grand Prize-winning shot this year was awarded to a stunning upside down composition of a whale calf made to appear as if it is floating above the surface of the water... Continue Reading The world's finest underwater photography in the Through Your Le
It was just last year that Youcan Robot successfully crowdfunded its remote-control BlueWater 1 (BW1) underwater drone. Now, the Chinese startup is back on Kickstarter, with its diver-following BW Space... Continue Reading BW Space underwater drone goes autonomous to track divers Category: Marine Tags: Kickstarter Remote Control Underwater drones
Just a couple of months ago, Geneinno successfully Kickstarted its Titan underwater drone, which users can remotely-control from above the surface. Now, the Chinese company is about to crowdfund a little something for those of us who actually want to explore the underwater world up close and in person – the Trident underwater scooter... Continue Reading Trident underwater scooter is set to
Underwater drones are starting to become more popular, and the Gladius is one of the better-specified ones you'll find. Capable of diving for over four hours, to depths of 330 ft (100 m), with a 4K camera and 2,400-lumen spotlights, it makes for some fascinating underwater exploration. .. Continue Reading Review: Gladius Advanced Pro underwater drone turns the seabed into an adventure zone
Here’s a photo shoot you probably shouldn’t attempt yourself: photographer Ken Kiefer recently took his wife (underwater model Kimber Kiefer) and two other models into the crocodile-infested waters of the Chinchorro Banks in Mexico for a photo shoot. The goal was to shoot underwater glamour photos of the models right next to the fearsome reptiles.The New York Post reports that lionfis


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