Dexterous ROV: effective dexterous ROV operations in presence of communication latencies

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DexROV brings together seven different organisations from all over Europe to challenge the possibilities for undersea operations. DexROV will use and evaluate new technologies to allow safer and more cost-effective undersea operations with Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs).

The goals of the project are:

  1. Move control of ROVs to shore, from a safe distance;
  2. Overcome latency involved between onshore control centres and ROVs, through autonomous  operations;
  3. Develop advanced dexterous tools with the capacity to grip and manipulate in ways similar to a human hand.

DexROV is part of the long-term Blue Growth strategy to support sustainable growth in the European marine and maritime sectors.

See the project website.


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