Autonomous ship model tested at the Antwerp Maritime Academy
A Cuban research team from Universidad Central "Marta Abreu" de Las Villas from Santa Clara, performed a successful test with an autonomous ship at the Antwerp Maritime Academy. Alain Martinez and Delvis Garcia installed their technology on a ship model of the Michel Gerling making it autonomous. The used technology is affordable (under 500 euro) and is based on the open hardware technology Pixhawk. Students of the Antwerp Maritime Academy are invited to join the Cuban research team on topics like energy management and obstacle avoidance.
A film about the test can be here .
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