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are considered to be the most intelligent of all invertebrates, and for a good reason! πŸ™

Read on to learn some facts about octopuses that will turn them into your favourite animal:

The AusOcean "rig" is a low-cost sea surface platform for supporting ocean science in coastal waters. Despite their relatively small size, rigs have been successfully deployed in South Australian coastal waters for many months at a time, proving to be very reliable against harsh oceanic conditions.

Read more about our rigs here:

Open source tools provide an economic advantage for science.

Review finds significant cost savings when using free and open source scientific hardware over proprietary equivalents

The holy grail of underwater video technology is the development of software which can automatically identify species 🐠 🐟 🐑

This means creating software which performs accurate count, size, and species ID of fish and other marine species in real-time πŸŽ₯

Such applications will revolutionise the way marine science is conducted and drastically expand our data acquisition capabilities.

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We've developed a low-cost, open-source, live streaming underwater camera designed for long-term continuous immersion for ~$200 πŸ’Έ

Made from PVC pipe, everything you need to construct this camera can be bought from your local hardware/electronics stores πŸŽ₯

Read more about the evolution of our low-cost underwater camera technology here:

AusOcean's mission is to help our oceans through technology. One way we're achieving that is with software, and "open-source software" in particular. In a nutshell, open-source software right holders grant others the rights to study, change, and distribute the software with few restrictions. Using open-source software means we don't have to re-invent the proverbial wheel all the time.

Read more from our founder here: Our mission, Open source Software and Go

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