Robo-penguin: self-propelled devices to help study of eddies

Robo-penguin: self-propelled devices to help study of eddies

Bionics experts build machine mimicking aquatic bird to research ocean currents key to life on Earth

If it looks like a penguin and swims like a penguin – but it’s actually a robot – then it must be the latest advance in marine sensory equipment.

The Quadroin is an autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV): a 3D-printed self-propelled machine designed to mimic a penguin in order to measure the properties of oceanic eddies.

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