While still not as plentiful as their aerial cousins, there are now several Underwater drones that are either in development or production. Essentially consumer versions of the Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) used by scientists and other professionals, they're camera-equipped unmanned mini-subs that let users see what's lurking beneath the surface of their local waterways. And while almost all of the ones that we've seen so far can't go deeper than 100 m (328 ft), the new Blueye Pioneer can go down to 150 m (492 ft). Who knows what you might find down there?
- Remote Control
- $200 Scorkl offers 10 minutes of underwater breathing
- Fathom One lets adventurers explore underwater without getting wet
- Wet or dry, the HexH2O Pro v2 will fly
- Underwater drone swims with – and LIKE – the fishes
- Scaled-down "scooter" doubles up on props
- Underwater drone battery drinks seawater to cover longer distances