UPM released the first version of the PLOME Middleware for acoustic communications.

Numerous advances have been made by the instrumentation and applied acoustics research group (I2A2) of the Polytechnic University of Madrid regarding the underwater communications system. The first version of the middleware has been developed which allows both local and remote connection to the acoustic modems, and provides a simple but robust interface for the clients. …

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PLOME project in national and international media

Understanding the marine ecosystem is key to monitoring, evaluating, and managing its functioning. To do this, the scientific community needs data. The PLOME project will obtain it with an underwater platform that will monitor the ecosystems of the seabed for extended periods. See the impact of this month’s project dissemination activities: Press https://www.diaridegirona.cat/girona/2022/07/08/universitat-girona-lidera-projecte-per-68095438.html https://www.gacetanautica.es/noticias/la-inteligencia-artificial-ayudara-a-monitorizar-los-ecosistemas-marinos- Blogs …

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The PLOME project was presented by the SRV Group of the UIB in the EMRA2022

The past 15/06/2022 the Plome project was presented by the Systems, Robotics and Vision Group of the University of the Balearic Islands, on behalf of the whole consortium leaded by the Underwater Vision and Robotics Lab. of the University of Girona, in the EMRA-2022 workshop (WorkShop on EU Funded Marine Robotics and Applications), hosted by …

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Lander Structure

SARTI-UPC team was working on the design of the first PLOME Landers prototype

The #PLOMEproject wants to develop a marine robotic network for ecological monitoring: Platforms for Long-lasting Observation of Marine Ecosystems.  We call Landers to the seabed fixed stations that will host different instruments and will act as a proxy between the underwater devices and the sea surface where long distance wireless communications to shore will be …

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First PLOME project face-to-face meeting took place at ICM-CSIC in Barcelona

On the 31st March, the first in person meeting of the entire PLOME team was held at the Institut de Ciències del Mar (ICM-CSIC) in Barcelona. The goal was to finalize the technological goals of the PLOME initiative and to build stronger connections between the different groups involved. Our diverse team of engineers, roboticists, data analysts, software …

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IQUA robotics will attend the Oceanology International 2022

From 15-17/03/2022 IQUA robotics will attend the Oceanology International 2022 fair in London (UK). It is the leading forum to connect with the world’s marine science and ocean technology communities. Oi events provide a platform for industry players to learn from ocean leaders from around the world, boost their technical and blue economy knowledge, and …

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University of Balearic Islands – Marine Robotics Team has been working in the Cabrera archipelago.

During the first week of February 2022, the University of Balearic Islands – Marine Robotics Team has been working in the Cabrera archipelago. The campaign was aimed at searching and mapping the invasive species Halimeda incrassata. This task is included in the #INVHALIproject, funded by Fundación Biodiversidad.  The Turbot AUV and the Xiroi ASV provided …

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Kick-off meeting: start of the PLOME project

On the 9th of December we celebrated the virtual Kick-off meeting of the PLOME project. For four years, the University of Girona, acting as a coordinator, together with the Universitat Politència de Catalunya, the Universitat de las Illes Balears, the Universidad Politénica de Madrid, the Agencia Estatal Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas and IQUA Robotics SL, …

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