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News | Autonomous Marine Systems | Page 2

AMS Secures $3.5M to Fund Autonomous Ocean Monitoring

We closed our seed round! See press release below: Somerville, Massachusetts, USA, February 23, 2016 – Autonomous Marine Systems Inc. (AMS), a marine data services company, today announced $1.6M in seed funding. This investment will allow AMS to deploy an additional $1.9M in grant funding that the company won in 2015. The capital will go […]

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AMS Wins RoboBusiness PitchFire Competition

2015 RoboBusiness PitchFire Winners

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AMS Wins Second Place at VA Velocity Competition

We pitched, took second place statewide, and received the prize from Governor McAuliffe and Secretary Jones. Congrats to all the winners! Pictures here

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AMS Selected for Major Innovation Grant

In May 2015 AMS applied for a grant from the Commonwealth of Virginia through the VTC R&D program. The proposal evaluation was a multi-step process and the vetting was rigorous. The selection committee was a mix of engineers, academics, VCs, and tech professionals. We were pleased to be selected for a grant for scale up […]

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The most demanding customers in the world…

… choose AMS. We are honored to have successfully demonstrated the Datamaran for DARPA and the Applied Physics Lab at the University of Washington.

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First Open Water Trials

AMS was on site at ATMO (Atlantic Targets and Marine Operations) for 2 weeks of testing the Datamaran in the waters off of Key West.

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First Long Duration Trials

AMS completed the first 5 day test of the Datamaran in beautiful Lake George, New York.

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SURGE

The SURGE accelerator was a TRIP. 12 weeks of 16 hour days, camaraderie with some of the brightest, and access to customers and capital that borders on the unimaginable. We are so grateful to Kirk, Melanie, Jenny, Dan, all the mentors (esp. Scott, Russ, Ricky, David, Keith & Mike), and the SURGE familia at large. […]

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AMS in the Press

Most recently, Eamon gave an interview to the Energy Makers Show: The Energy Makers There was an article in Folha de Sao Paulo, a Brazilian newspaper: Folha de Sao Paulo We gave a few notable interviews back in the kickstarter days: Marinexplore By far the most bizarre, if flattering, was Mashable’s remix of our KS […]

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The Case for Autonomous Systems in the Oceans

As the adage goes, if it’s dull, dirty, or dangerous, send a robot. The venerable DDD. At times we’ve heard a fourth added to that list – duration (that is long duration). We think this idea pretty much speaks for itself, and doing longitudinal studies in the ocean certainly qualifies for all of the above […]

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