MantaDroid offers “graceful” alternative to existing underwater robots


Researchers from the National University of Singapore have created an underwater robot designed to move and look like a manta ray, better disguising the machine among its aquatic surroundings.

The MantaDroid is designed to be used for underwater surveillance and marine biodiversity studies. It proposes an inconspicuous alternative to conventional underwater vehicles currently used.


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