• Autonomous Mayflower To Cross Atlantic 400 Years After Original

    27 days ago - By Geek

    Visualization of the Mayflower Autonomous Ship with a reflection of the original Mayflower (via University of Birmingham Human Interface Technologies Team)
    In 1620, the Mayflower set sail from England, carrying some 130 Puritans across the Atlantic Ocean to the New World.
    In 2020, a new Mayflower will follow the same path between the UK and US-but this time without any passengers.
    Marking the fourth centenary of an American-history icon, the Mayflower Autonomous Ship is scheduled to begin its 12-day journey next September.
    This isn't a pleasure cruise, though: Powered by renewable energy...
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  • AI-Powered Research Vessel ‘Mayflower Autonomous Ship' To Set Sail in 2020

    AI-Powered Research Vessel ‘Mayflower Autonomous Ship' To Set Sail in 2020

    27 days ago - By CBR

    "Putting a research ship to sea can cost tens of thousands of dollars or pounds a day"
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