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First scientific results of KAIST team with its SPARUS II AUV

Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), based in Daejeon (Korea), has chosen SPARUS II AUV to be its research platform.    The Intelligent Robotic Autonomy and Perception (IRAP) Lab at KAIST, leaded by Dr. Ayoung Kim, focuses on robotics problems in civil and environmental engineering applications.  Their main research interest and topics include perception-based environment […]

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IQUA robotics develops a dedicated payload for SPARUS II integrating NORBIT WBMS-FLS

The National Oceanography Centre (NOC), the United Kingdom’s centre of excellence for oceanographic sciences, works with SPARUS II as one of their software-testing platforms.  One of the main features of IQUA’s platforms is that they have an open conception, both in terms of hardware (reconfigurable) and software (using ROS operating system). These characteristics brought the […]

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IQUA Robotics in the underwater ROS community

The vehicles from Iqua Robotics have at its core an open software architecture based on therobot operating system (ROS), named component oriented layer-based architecture for autonomy (COLA2). The use of a ROS-based software architecture is particularly advantageous from a developer perspective and it simplifies the creation and the addition of new components, thus enabling to easily […]

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IQUA Robotics delivers a SPARUS II AUV to the Department of Marine Technologies, Leon H. Charney School of Marine Sciences (University of Haifa)

IQUA Robotics started its journey as a University of Girona start up back in October 2016, after 10 years of applied research on marine robotics and applications at CIRS – Underwater Vision and Robotics Lab. On July 2017, the company delivered its first unit of SPARUS II AUV to its final customer, the Department of […]

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Presenting our technologies at ERL Emergency in Piombino (IT)

IQUA Robotics exhibits its technologies in Italy on the framework of the European Robotics League (ERL) Emergency. ERL Emergency Robots is a civilian, outdoor robotics competition, with a focus on realistic, multi-domain emergency response scenarios. Inspired by the 2011 Fukushima accident, the ERL Emergency Grand Challenge can only be overcome when land, underwater and flying […]

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