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Help Echo justify buying a news-gathering submarine

Upending the Basin rotation

By David Poulson

Here at Echo we’ve written lots about drones and even experimented with using them as a potential news-reporting platform. It’s challenging to take the concept very far as federal authorities try to sort through how to regulate them. Now there may be a way to do something similar underwater. TT Robotix has indicated it will come out with a remotely controlled submersible capable of taking a Go-Pro camera more than 30 feet under water. It can remotely take still and video images and even stream what the camera sees as it sees it. Continue Reading →

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