Football-size robot can skim discreetly along a ship’s hull to seek hollow compartments concealing contraband

Featured Image: (From Article Below) A screen shot from an animated video shows how the robot could be used to perform ultrasound scans. Credit: Courtesy of the researchers. (Fair Use)

Science Daily

Date:
September 26, 2014
 
Source:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
 
Summary:
Football-size robot can skim discreetly along a ship’s hull to seek hollow compartments concealing contraband.
Last week, at the International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, MIT researchers unveiled an oval-shaped submersible robot, a little smaller than a football, with a flattened panel on one side that it can slide along an underwater surface to perform ultrasound scans. . . . Read Complete Report
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