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OpenROV Trident - An Underwater Drone for Everyone

A project in San Francisco, CA by OpenROV

Funding Successful

The future of ocean exploration is here.
Backers: 1324
Average Pledge Per Backer: $616

Funded: $815,602 of $50,000
Dates: Sep 14th -> Oct 31st (47 days)
Project By: OpenROV
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Latest News

Sneak Peek: VR Cockpit

October 20th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

Live Internet Control

October 5th - via:
Quick Summary: The Trident will be the first drone that allows for telerobotic remote control over the internet. You can be among the first beta-testing pilots. image credit: NOAA NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program This is a photo of the Inner Space... (Read More)


September 28th - via:
Last year, a team of archaeologists and scientists from NOAA made headlines with the discovery of the wreck of the SS City of Rio de Janeiro. The find was referred to as the Bay Area's Titanic, as it was found just outside the Golden Gate Bridge. It... (Read More)

Visualizing the Undersea World

September 21st - via:
Once again, THANK YOU for all the support and feedback. We've been insanely busy incorporating all of the comments into an FAQ that we'll be posting shortly. Ok, on to the update... Photogrammetry. We're so happy that many of you are as enthusiastic... (Read More)

OpenROV underwater drone earns over $300,000 on Kickstarter in two days

September 16th - via:
This neat little vehicle is a dead ringer for the submarine car from James Bond’s The Spy Who Loved Me. (Read More)

Whoa! Thank you!

September 14th - via:
Wow!! Thank you all so much for the support! Our heads are still spinning after reaching our goal in the first 5 minutes. We're very busy at OpenROV HQ responding to questions and ideas, but we wanted to send a quick note to say THANK YOU. We're... (Read More)

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