Gallery: Wave and Solar-Powered Robot Receives $22 Million in Funding


The Wave Glider is a solar and wave-powered robot designed by Liquid Robotics to serve as a platform for ocean observation, data collection, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance. The project has just been awarded $22 million in Series D financing, which will go to further its development as it begins to explore the ocean blue.

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  1. mercurydan June 16, 2011 at 4:48 am

    haha i wonder if people said that when they invented the car or the plane or the boat. “someone is gonna strap a bomb to that”. i think the problem with this is that it is seemingly a sustainable robot but it is used to find oil and gas deposits which isn’t sustainable. ill just imagine its for proper marine research to help our society in a positive way

  2. tonybudz June 9, 2011 at 5:33 pm

    Next someones gonna strap a bomb onto it and deliver it to us soil..

    bad idea, 22 million coulda fed alot of people.

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