This low-cost underwater drone aims to democratize the ocean for wannabe treasure hunters

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Treasure hunters and explorers David Lang and Eric Stackpole are creating what they call the world’s first low-cost underwater drone.

Back in 2012, Eric told David about gold lost inside an underwater cave in California that was just begging to be found. So, naturally, the two set out on their path becoming millionaires, scheming ways of locating and extracting the hidden treasure.

They knew they couldn’t dive deep enough into the cave themselves, so they decided to try a remotely operated vehicle (ROV). But there was nothing on the market that was affordable and accessible.

So David and Eric decided to build their own. Read more…

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