Our July issue of Tech Briefs highlighted a fleet of “roboats” that could someday transport people, collect trash, and self-assemble into floating structures.

The Roboat autonomous robotic boats — rectangular hulls equipped with sensors, thrusters, microcontrollers, GPS modules, cameras, and other hardware — provide intelligent mobility on water to relieve congestion in Amsterdam’s busy streets. Read the Tech Brief.

What do you think? Will ‘Roboats’ Catch On?

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