Self-Driving Boat Will Search For Shipwrecks

Self-Driving Boat Will Search For Shipwrecks

A NY-based startup named Buffalo Automation has unveiled a self-driving boat called the Bathymetric Explorer and Navigator (BEN). The small vessel is about 13 feet long and completely unmanned. Equipped with cameras, radar, GPS, and sonar equipment, BEN’s primary function is to search for shipwrecks.

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