401 years ago, English Puridans sailed on the Mayflower in the Atlantic Ocean. Now small, but rather technologically advanced names will embark on a similar journey. From Plymouth in the UK to Massachusetts in the United States:
The 15-meter-long, 9-ton vessel will collect data during the voyage, which the researchers hope will lead to new insights into areas such as global warming, marine debris and habitat degradation. Writes a system called Promare, Which is behind the project in conjunction with IBM.
The ship is equipped with six AI-powered cameras and 30 sensors that can collect research data, but also weather information and what is in an environment that can safely navigate the Atlantic Ocean. According to Promer, this can take a long time, and you can make your own decisions about how the path should be optimal.
– It can search the horizons for potential risks and draw informed conclusions based on a combination of data, said Chief Engineer Andy Stanford-Clark when he first announced the trip that Mayflower had more in common with the modern bank than its 17th century name.
There is no fixed date for departure as the last equipment on board is now fitted, but researchers hope this will happen in early June, project representatives write on their website.
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