Roboat – an autonomous floating vessel

Roboat is aiming to create the world’s first fleet of autonomous floating vessels. The team behind the self-driving Roboat used MakerBeamXL for their prototype, see video and pictures below. For more information about the project see Roboat’s website Roboat.org

According to their website Roboat (Roboat.org) is a 5 year research project and collaboration between the Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Metropolitan Solutions and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In developing the world’s first fleet of autonomous floating vessels for the city of Amsterdam, it investigates the potential of self-driving technology to change our cities and their waterways.

Roboat in front of National Maritime museum Amsterdam

Windmill: Fisher Technik and MakerBeamXL

From Peter we received a great project where Fisher Technik is combined with MakerBeamXL. MakerBeamXL is used to strengthen the model of a windmill, see picture. For MakerBeamXL products in our shop, click here.

Peter researched his windmill model carefully. The model is build in 1:25 and measures 1m30 in height and 1m15 in width.
If you want to know more about his research please visit the fisher technik community website (ftcommunity.de). You can learn more about the project there.

Below is a video of the great project that took months to build.

Team MakerBeam