1. This is a clip of the video streamed in real-time from the IR camera on the UPSV back to shore. The inset shows a regular camera mounted alongside the IR camera to show the difference during night time operations.

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  2. Example of 'watching' the UPSV do a sonar survey. The UPSV transmits its position estimate and status to the shore station. The position is displayed in Google Earth along with the planned survey lines.

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  3. This is a screen capture of the planning process for doing a multibeam survey for the UPSV. By dragging a box (polygon) in Google Earth we define the survey bounds. Then we run a script on the polygon to generate the UPSV mission which consists of tracklines at specified line spacing (based on the sensor and the estimated water depth). Then we can visualize the survey to check it and upload it directly to the UPSV for execution.

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  4. This is a time lapse video showing the path of the UPSV using two GoPro cameras - one mounted up high for the bird's eye view and one mounted directly on the UPSV.

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  5. An unmanned port security vessel developed by University of Hawaii may soon be in harbors and ports all over the world providing daily security and surveillance, along with life saving inspections after natural disasters or terrorist attacks.

    Read the full story at the University of Hawaii news site at

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Field Robotics Laboratory

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The Field Robotics Lab
at the University of Hawaii

The aim of our work is to create innovative tools which expand the ability of ocean science to explore, understand and protect the marine environment.


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