ESA and Rolls-Royce preparing “Smart” ships!

The European Space Agency (ESA) and Rolls-Royce have signed a co-operation agreement to examine ways in which space and satellite technology can be exploited to help develop autonomous and remotely controlled ships.

Self-directed or remote-controlled ships will have less room for human error and smaller crews will be able to concentrate on other tasks.

«Έξυπνα» πλοία ετοιμάζουν ESA και Rolls-Royce

© Sofokleousin.gr «Smart» ships are preparing ESA and Rolls-Royce

The aim of the agreement is mainly to make use of European satellites to interconnect ‘smart’ ships and navigate them from their computers on their deck or at a remote offshore control center.

The new land-based and satellite services (ship-to-shore) will take advantage of ESA’s “Satellite for 5G” (S45G) initiative to develop integrated satellite and land-based telecommunication and fifth generation networks for shipping, and other sectors.

 

Source: www.sofokleousin.gr

(Συνολικές Επισκέψεις: / Total Visits: 5)

(Σημερινές Επισκέψεις: / Today's Visits: 1)
Σας αρέσει το άρθρο; / Do you like this post?
+1
0
+1
0
+1
0
+1
0
+1
0
+1
0
+1
0

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.