France shows off humanoid underwater exploration robot
French officials have unveiled a humanoid diving robot that they hope will give a big artificial hand to the practice of underwater archaeology.
|French officials have unveiled a humanoid diving robot "Ocean One" which they hope will give a big |
artificial hand to the practice of underwater archaeology [Credit: AP/Claude Paris]
It was unveiled by culture officials on Thursday in the French city of Marseille following a trial sifting through the wreckage of "The Moon," a 17th century warship, where it had managed to collect a delicate ceramic pot and bring it back to the surface.
Source: The Associated Press [April 29, 2016]