“Unmanned marine drone designed to patrol our borders”

October 1, 2017

By the Daily Telegraph, ‘Bluebottle’ creating waves in NSW defence INTRODUCING ro-boat cop — the unmanned marine drone capable of patrolling our borders for months at a time. The craft is creating waves around the world for its ability to revolutionise the way we patrol and monitor our seas. Dubbed Bluebottle — after the Aussie […]

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OCIUS shortlisted for the 2017 Maritime Australia Industry Innovation Awards

September 17, 2017

The awards recognise and reward companies and individuals at the forefront of naval and maritime innovation. OCIUS is honoured to be shortlisted as one of 15 Australian Companies for these prestigious awards. CEO, Robert Dane commented “I know many of the CEOs and companies shortlisted and they are all great Australian Companies providing innovative technologies assisting the […]

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OCIUS and Thales ASWUSV Demonstration

August 16, 2017

OCIUS Technology and Thales Australia demonstrate Bluebottle ASWUSV at Jervis Bay with CDF ACM Mark Binskin AO in attendance On Thursday 10th August, Ocius Technology and Thales Australia successfully demonstrated the solar, wind and wave powered prototype Bluebottle un-manned surface vessel called “Bruce” in combination with a Thales thin line array on 60m of cable off […]

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Bluebottle Draws ‘Poster in the Ocean’

July 12, 2017

Yesterday on 11 July, while OCIUS engineers met government and Royal Australian Navy representatives at our base station at Hyams Beach, 18′ Bluebottle prototype Bruce was set a mission of 65 waypoints over 1.5 hours to draw the letters RAN in the ocean. CEO Robert Dane said “Bluebottle ocean drones have the performance, power and control […]

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Bluebottle USV Waypoint Accuracy

June 29, 2017

BLUEBOTTLE USV BRUCE DEMONSTRATES WAYPOINT AND LINE FOLLOWING ACCURACY On 28th June Bluebottle USV prototype Bruce demonstrated an autonomous mission of greater than 60 waypoints and tracking virtual lines with accuracy of better than 10m. Senior Systems Engineer Lloyd Breckenridge said: “We’ve completed and exceeded all our enclosed waterway trials on Jervis Bay. We are starting […]

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