Flying Nodes
The future of Ocean Bottom Seismic

Autonomous Robotics is developing the next generation Ocean Bottom Seismic (OBS) acquisition technology using swarms of AUV's


  • Simultaneous deployment of multiple receiver rows.
  • Fast, efficient deployment and recovery
  • Reduces cost of acquiring seabed seismic
  • Excellent positioning accuracy - comparable to ROV deployed nodes.
  • Flexible receiver geometries.

Node Specification

  • Maximum operating depth 3,000m
  • 60 days recording duration.
  • 4C seismic acquisition
  • 24 bit, 500/1000 SPS
  • Onboard CSAC for precision timing
  • Integrated acoustic transponder
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