Academic research E-Boat Module released

Academic research E-Boat Module released


Dynautics Ltd, the leader in intelligent marine electronics for unmanned boats, is offering Academic Research organisations a low-cost entry point into marine autonomous electronics.

Qualifying academic research organisations may apply for the ‘AR E-Boat SPECTRE Module’ by choosing the contact link on the website . The applicants must outline the nature of their academic projects or research to qualify.

Dr Henry Robinson, Dynautics CEO commented, ‘The E boat Module is a perfect product for academic researches and developers to integrate into a vehicle control system. Its self-contained nature means its easily integrated into the architecture of a small electric boat’ he went onto to say, ‘It’s important that new scientist and engineers lead the way in boat automation and this module allows rapid development of autonomous boats, either new builds or retrofitting to existing ones’.

AR E-Boat Module includes:

Standard PWM inputs from the basic handset, and is supplied with a remote handset.

PWM outputs to thrusters and steering servo

A radio modem, selectable between 450MHz (licence free in UK), 800MHz or 2.4GHz.

Ability to be controlled from a laptop, allowing control of way-points, and real time display of position and data on a plan view, superimposed on a chart or Geotiff.

Windows based mission planning software

The radio modem options include 450 MHz, with a range up to 5 miles (line of sight), up to 2.4GHz which offers up to 400 metres line of sight.