Fish-shaped robots automatically monitor water pollution and provide real-time data

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We've already seen environmental experts get help gathering data with the Creek Watch iPhone app, which enables citizens to monitor the health of their local watershed. Now a UK-based project has turned its concept of human-less monitoring into reality in the form of its fish-shaped automated SHOAL robots. BMT Group has been researching and testing the technology for the past few years and has now successfully launched its intelligent robot monitors, which aim to provide real-time information on pollution levels in bodies of water. According to the researchers, current methods involve sending samples back to the lab for testing, which…

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