Hope College graduates raised ca. $200k at Kickstarter project of developing underwater vehicle that can be easily used by everyone. Drone is capable of reaching 50m depth and can be operated through user’s smartphone thanks to WiFi technology. What’s interesting to allow safe connection WiFi module of drone floats on the surface of water and is connected to drone with cable. Declared operating time is around 60 minutes. 3 propellers can accelerate drone up to 1.5 m/s.
Basic version will be equipped with HD Camera and LED lighting but modular concept assumes enhancing drone equipment with additional cameras and sensors. Right now, product is available only in pre-order.