The major difference of this system, compared to other drone ships type currently being built, is that this boat has precise instructions departure and destination. It also has the ability to overcome obstacles to be found along the way autonomously thanks to the technology jointly developed by Ferri, the University of Vigo and CIMNE.
The developers of this project ensure that currently there is nothing like it on the market. They also believe this technology could be applied to ships for surveillance and transport, as well as in hazardous environments. For example, it could serve to prevent piracy or for monitoring a conflict area. Also, in case of fire, the vehicle could get as close as possible without risking lives.
Read full press article | See video