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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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Communications relay and autonomous tracking applications for Wave Glider

O'Reilly, Thomas C., Brian Kieft, and Mark Chaffey

Abstract: MBARI biological oceanographers make increasing use of mobile autonomous sensor platforms to observe dynamic phenomena, and require near real-time data in order to focus resources on rapidly evolving areas of interest. We have implemented a Wave Glider-based payload called Hot Spot that creates a disruption-tolerant communications network between […]

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Results of the first Wave Glider experiment in the southern Tyrrhenian Sea

Aulicino, Giuseppe, et al.

Abstract: A wave-propelled autonomous vehicle (Wave Glider) instrumented with a variety of oceanographic and meteorological sensors was launched from Gulf of Naples on the 12th of September 2012 for a two-week mission in the Southern Tyrrhenian Sea. The main objective of the mission was a preliminary evaluation of the […]

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An ocean bottom seismic observatory with near real‐time telemetry

Berger, J., G. Laske, J. Babcock, and J. Orcutt

Abstract: We describe a new technology that can provide near real-time telemetry of sensor data from the ocean bottom without a moored buoy or a cable to shore. The breakthrough technology that makes this system possible is an autonomous surface vehicle called a Wave Glider developed by Liquid Robotics,

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