This ship hull grooming robot was designed to remove marine fouling deposits (which translates to about $500 million in maintenace and fuel costs) from the hulls of ships, eliminating excess drag.
The Robotic Hull Bio-inspired Underwater Grooming (HULL BUG) is similar to an autonomous vacuum cleaber that uses a biofilm detector to differentiate between clean and unclean surfaces. The HULL BUG detects the presence of microorganisms and cleans the hull before a colony of barnacles (which eats up fuel and reduces the speed of a ship) is built.
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Companies invest money, time and effort in their security systems. They use antivirus software, monitor networks. IT departments teach employees to protect their computers and data against malware. But do they consider operating systems deployed on the staff’s PCs? Most likely, no. They did not even think about security when OS was selected. But this is an important question. And here is why. Read more