Press Releases



Wave Gliders Collect Live Ocean Data from Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano Lava Flow

June 25, 2018

Liquid Robotics announces the deployment of two Wave Gliders, autonomous ocean robots, to capture live ocean data close to where lava is flowing into the ocean from Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano. By using this unmanned technology, scientists have the rare opportunity to study the effects of the lava entering the ocean, the plume it creates and […]

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Top Oceanographers Select Wave Gliders to Study Arctic and Southern Oceans

June 5, 2018

Top oceanographers from Scripps Institution of Oceanography (Scripps) and the Applied Physics Laboratory of the University of Washington (APL-UW) have selected Wave Gliders, the most experienced, long duration ocean robots, as their sensor platform to conduct advanced scientific research in the most inhospitable and remote regions of the Arctic and Southern Oceans. Using Liquid Robotics […]

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Japan Coast Guard Expands Wave Glider Fleet to Advance Ocean Observation

March 7, 2018

The Japan Coast Guard (JCG) announced the expansion of their unmanned ocean observation fleet of Wave Gliders to the 9th Regional District, headquartered in Niigata, Japan. This growth is part of JCG’s multi-year, ocean monitoring program to provide enhanced, real-time situational awareness of ocean currents, wave activity, and weather along Japan’s coastlines. Prior to this […]

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NOAA’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries and Liquid Robotics Collaborate to Protect Vulnerable Marine Sanctuaries and Ecosystems

October 17, 2017

Liquid Robotics and NOAA’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries (ONMS) Pacific Islands Region (PIR) announced a multi-year agreement to develop solutions to help protect and preserve the Hawaiian and American Samoa marine sanctuaries and monuments. Liquid Robotics’ Wave Glider, an autonomous surface ocean robot, will be the core technology to conduct long-term environmental monitoring and […]

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Autonomous Technology Helps Scientists Put Eyes on Great Barrier Reef

October 5, 2017

In partnership with Boeing, the world’s largest aerospace company, the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) has demonstrated how a revolutionary high-tech autonomous ocean vehicle, the Wave Glider, can improve monitoring of the Great Barrier Reef and coastal waters. Completing a recent seven-day open water mission covering 200 nautical miles including parts of North Queensland’s […]

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Liquid Robotics Announces Next Generation of the Wave Glider, Unmanned Surface Vehicle

September 7, 2017

  Enhanced platform extends operations in high sea states and high latitudes Liquid Robotics®, the leader in long duration, unmanned surface vehicles, today announced the next generation of the Wave Glider with advancements to the platform’s operational range, and performance for missions in high sea states and high latitudes. Changes also include advancements for expanded […]

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Liquid Robotics Names Caryn Nightengale as Chief Financial Officer

June 26, 2017

Liquid Robotics® is pleased to announce Caryn Nightengale, former Director of Corporate Development for Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS), has transitioned from her role at Boeing to join the Company as Chief Financial Officer. In her new position, Caryn is responsible for the financial management, information technology, contracts and Global Trade Controls (GTC) departments […]

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Wave Gliders to Provide Real-Time Weather Data for the Historic Homecoming of Hawaii’s Legendary Canoe

June 15, 2017

Liquid Robotics’ Wave Gliders, the world’s most experienced ocean surface robot, is honored to participate in the historic homecoming and celebration for the Polynesian Voyaging Society’s Hōkūleʻa canoe after its three year, 40,000 nautical miles Mālama Honua voyage. On the final miles of this historic journey, Wave Gliders will provide real-time weather, environmental and navigation […]

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Former First Sea Lord of the British Royal Navy, Admiral Sir George Zambellas, to Join Liquid Robotics’ Strategic Advisory Board

March 29, 2017

Liquid Robotics® is honored to announce Admiral (ret.) Sir George Zambellas, the former First Sea Lord of the British Royal Navy, will join Liquid Robotics’ global Strategic Advisory Board. As a member of this distinguished board of advisors, Sir George will bring his vast military and maritime domain knowledge to help Liquid Robotics explore and […]

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Boeing to Acquire Liquid Robotics to Enhance Autonomous Seabed-to-Space Information Services

December 6, 2016

Developer of Wave Glider® ocean robot boosts ocean data collection capabilities Boeing [NYSE: BA] has entered into an agreement to acquire Liquid Robotics®, a market leader in autonomous maritime systems and developer of the Wave Glider ocean surface robot, to grow its seabed-to-space autonomous capabilities. “With Liquid Robotics’ innovative technology and Boeing’s leading intelligence, surveillance, […]

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Liquid Robotics Becomes Newest Member of the National Oceanography Centre’s Marine Robotics Innovation Centre

November 1, 2016

Liquid Robotics®, the leader in long duration, unmanned surface ocean robots has become the newest Associate Member of the National Oceanography Centre’s (NOC) Marine Robotics Innovation Centre. Kevin Forshaw, Associate Director, Innovation and Enterprise at the NOC said, “As the Liquid Robotics Wave Glider was invented to provide ocean researchers with reliable and persistent monitoring, […]

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Liquid Robotics and Boeing Demonstrated Groundbreaking Autonomous Maritime Warfare Capabilities at the British Royal Navy’s Unmanned Warrior Demonstration

October 31, 2016

Unmanned Surface Vehicles autonomously detected and tracked a live submarine Liquid Robotics®, the leader in long-duration, unmanned surface vehicles (USVs), and Boeing® have for the first time used a network of persistent USVs to detect, report and track a live submarine in a naval demonstration. Four Sensor Hosting Autonomous Remote Craft (SHARCs®) were deployed off […]

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