IBM traces passage of the Mayflower with self-guided ship

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 Autonomous boat will use sensors to collect ocean data
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Autonomous boat will use sensors to collect ocean data

Project will collect data on wildlife and ocean plastics, as well as test the potential for unmanned vessels to cut cost and emissions from research voyages

A 400-year-old voyage is set to get a 21st century update thanks to tech giant IBM, which has joined a project to send a fully autonomous ship across the Atlantic in an homage to the original Mayflower...

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