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AUVs, ROVs, UUVs
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The evolution of Bluefin Robotics is not unlike that of other advanced subsea technology companies serving the defense, scientific and commercial markets.
Born from the halls of academia — in Bluefin's case the impeccable pedigree of MIT's Autonomous
Underwater Vehicle Laboratory in 1989 — the compa- ny was endowed with and has steadily built upon an advanced technology foundation to develop its unique brand of Autonomous Underwater Vehicles.
But it is not uncommon for high-tech companies to trip, slip and fall, as often the process of making good bedfellows of state-of-the-art technology with sound business practice and savvy marketing proves to be an insurmountable obstacle.
Bluefin has proceeded to grow where others have not, due in part to the quality of the AUVs it produces, the vision and experience of its current chief executive, Dr.
Brian Abraham, as well as an infusion of talent and reach-back capability of its corporate parent, Battelle.
Bluefin Robotics AUV advances are
By Greg Trauthwein
Born from MIT's Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Laboratory, Bluefin Robotics have carved a place among the leaders in Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) technology.
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