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Windmill Software are specialists in data acquisition and control.
Wireless communication breaks air-water boundary

Wireless communication breaks air-water boundary

Today, underwater sensors cannot share data with those on land, as both use different wireless signals that only work in their respective mediums. Radio...

Ocean Clean-Up System Launches for Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Ocean Cleanup device heads for great Pacific garbage patch. Propelled by wind and waves, it to passively catches and concentrates plastic debris in front of it.

Fleet of robots maps ocean fronts

The robots will help us to understand and monitor how key issues such as climate change, ocean acidification, unsustainable fishing, pollution, waste, loss of habitats and biodiversity, shipping, security and mining are affecting global ocean sustainability and stewardship.
Undersea Methane bubbles

Using sound to detect undersea methane might help measure greenhouse gas

Scientists have successfully recorded the sound of methane bubbles from the seafloor, opening the door to using acoustics to identify and measure this important...

Transparent Eel-like Robot Swims Silently Underwater

The bot is a step toward a future when soft robots can swim in the ocean alongside fish and invertebrates without disturbing or harming them.
Marine sensing

Underwater sensing with light and sound

Oceanic sensor networks that collect and transmit real-time data could transform our understanding of marine ecology and improve pollution and disaster management. A research...
Electric eel

Electric eel inspires new power source

Could the electric eel inspire a self-charging power source for implantable devices such as heart pacemakers, sensors, drug delivery pumps, or prosthetics? The ongoing...
Seal whiskers

Seal whiskers inspire vortex sensor

Seals use their whiskers to sense food by tracking the vortices left by potential prey, for example by fish swimming. The authors of a...
Sea Urchin

Sea urchins help scientists develop super-strong cement

A pillar made of this cement could be built 8000 metres high - and all because of the sea urchin blueprint.

Simple system to locate marine mammals

Researchers have developed an underwater acoustic system locate marine mammals, underwater vehicles and other sound sources in the ocean, using no more than a...