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Robotics Science Technology

New Robot Submarine From MIT 8

Posted by timothy
from the dive-dive-dive-no-wait-come-back dept.
DOScrash writes "Popular Mechanics has a story on MIT's most autonomous robotic submarine ever, the Odyssey IV. It can dive more than 3.5 miles without a tether and knows how to get itself up if it's in trouble."
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New Robot Submarine From MIT

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  • by SengirV (203400) on Tuesday September 30, 2008 @10:23AM (#25204289)

    ... How effective is it at being autonomous drug mule. Seeing as how subs are all the rage in that field. Grant money? Who needs grant money when you have a BIG business backing your R&D. Only problem is the gun pointed at the back of your head and all, but people have endured worse to secure grant money.

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