Autonomous seafaring robot survives massive typhoon

A Wave Glider SV2 seafaring robot is seen just before deployment. Image credit: Liquid Robotics
Liquid Robotics and its Wave Glider line of autonomous seafaring robots became famous when Java inventor James Gosling left Google to join the company. Now one of its robots has passed an impressive real-world test, shrugging off a monster typhoon in the South China Sea that inflicted hundreds of millions of dollars of damage on the region.

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