Open Ocean Robotics is leaving no ocean unmapped.
If you drive south from the northern tip of Vancouver Island via Highway 19, the road merges into Highway 1. Drive for, roughly, an hour and a half and you’ll reach Victoria, the home of the contemporary take on the Mom-and-Pop business: Open Ocean Robotics. Founded by the husband and wife team of Julie and Colin Angus, Open Ocean Robotics crafts solar-powered autonomous boats that are decked out with data collection instruments and hardware to keep them afloat. “Ocean drones,” Julie said in an early pitch deck. Their offering allows Open Ocean Robotics’ client base to collect data on aquaculture or climate change and police illegal fishing… READ MORE HERE.