25 January 2023
Underwater drones are overcoming operational challenges as startups develop tech to ensure the drones can work better submerged, as well as reduce costs—paving the way for more hobbyists to explore seafaring drone activities.
Companies such as BlueRobotics—an underwater ROV (remotely operated vehicle) company—are seeking ways to waterproof drone parts and even develop a waterproof motor.
But, as reported by Genia Dulot of VOA News, "Unlike aerial drones, technology has yet to solve the problem of underwater communication, and, for now, underwater drones are controlled by a teter."
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