Inside Unmanned Systems

OCT-NOV 2017

Inside Unmanned Systems provides actionable business intelligence to decision-makers and influencers operating within the global UAS community. Features include analysis of key technologies, policy/regulatory developments and new product design.

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57 unmanned systems inside October/November 2017 ENGINEERING. PRACTICE. POLICY. " A WATER-POLLUTION-DETECTING ROBOT COULD MAP MORE EASILY THE STATE OF POLLUTION IN AN AREA." Jan van der Meer, professor, University of Lausanne Each module contains a small electric motor that can make the robot curve, enabling the Envirobot to move sinuously through the water (below). Professor Jan van der Meer and his colleagues helped develop the Envirobot, a swimming contamination-detecting robot shaped like an eel—eels are known to be especially efficient swimmers.

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