OpenSwap – aquatic surface robot for geophysical monitoring

OPENSWAP ( is the last of the autonomous surface vehicles for geophysical monitoring developed by Proambiente Scrl. 

OpenSWAP system is based on open source platforms and is designed for geophysical monitoring of aquatic environments. It consists of a small plastic catamaran with electric propulsion, modular and easily transportable. The basic equipment includes a GPS positioning system  (2,5m HDOP) with double antenna for true heading, an autonomous navigation system with integrated inertial sensors, a precision single beam sonar with seabed recognition function and seg-y file records, an external video camera and numerous digital inputs. and analogue auxiliaries on the internal electronic board. This last feature, combined with the versatility of the frame made up of aluminum profiles, allows simple interfacing with numerous instruments (e.g. side scan sonar, multi-parametric probes, sub-bottom profiler, multi-beam echo sounder), commercial and non-commercial, offering the possibility to expand the equipment already supplied.

Monitoraggio Ambienti Acquatici, Sviluppo Strumenti e Sensori

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AOIS – Hyperspectral chamber with tunable acousto-optical filter

AOIS – Acoustic-Optical Imaging Spectrometer - is a new hyper-spectral instrument developed by Proambiente, capable of obtaining simultaneous spectral-spatial information to investigate wide areas. The AOIS system allows sequential acquisitions of an object at different wavelengths. The series of frames form a hyper-spectral cube, in which x and y axes represent the observed scenario, while the depth z represents the wavelength. From the analysis of the hyper-spectral cube, it is possible to obtain the high resolution spectrum of each point (pixel) of the observed area.

Monitoraggio Atmosfera, Sistemi per l'agricoltura, Sviluppo Strumenti e Sensori

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IRRAOP - System for the degradation of pesticide residues

IRRAOP - System for the degradation of pesticide residues used in agricultural crops. The residues of pesticides used in agriculture remain in the bottom of the spray tank at the end of the periodic agricultural lands treatments. Moreover, these residues are often spilled directly on the ground by means of an illegal and dangerous (since it creates puntiform pollution) practice, unfortunately widespread.

Trattamento Acque, Sistemi per l'agricoltura

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