Create, Experiment, Explore

Building multi-function Underwater Drones with off-the-shelf hardware and open-source software

Anyone can be a DIY Ocean Explorer

with the Model C ROV

Make it your own

The Model C v0.1.0 Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) maneuvers in the Dana Point Ocean Institute's ROV tank. The kit's satisfying build experience gives you a solid understanding of the drone's hardware. Powered by a Raspberry Pi, the Model C empowers you to design your own code and experiments, and run them underwater.
Hardware upgrades let you take tools and instruments on all your missions.

Reliable Design

Rugged hardware makes a forgiving vehicle even for novice pilots. Even the propellers can take a hit. And if you lose one, don't worry - they're made of biodegradable PLA! 

Blue Dot ROV App

Our free app turns your Android device into a high-def and low-latency ROV cockpit.

You can find the Blue Dot Mobile app on Google Play. Customize and learn more about the app's code on GitHub!

Join our global network.

Be part of the mission to explore our planet's oceans, and enter our worldwide community of underwater makers. Each pin shows the location of a Blue Dot ROV build. Where will you make your mark? 

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