Deep Eye – Intelligent Device for Creating Digital Models of Underwater Topography

  • 1 AGH university of Krakow, Poland


This project endeavors to advance underwater mapping technologies through the development of algorithms tailored for mapping, analyzing, and creating digital models of bathymetry. A key aspect of this research involves the integration of advanced technologies, specifically High-Definition cameras and a purpose-designed sonar system. By leveraging these tools, high-resolution point cloud data and precise representations of submerged geographical structures can be obtained. The project also aims to conduct a waterproof device, operated by a diver, incorporating both HD cameras and sonar sensors. This device will enhance data collection and mapping capabilities in challenging underwater environments, addressing complexities associated with underwater terrains. Several critical questions are central to this research. Primarily, the investigation seeks to understand how artificial intelligence algorithms can be optimized to harness the collective potential of HD cameras and the specially crafted sonar system. Additionally, the research endeavors to evaluate the comparative efficacy and accuracy of the proposed sonar system and HD cameras in underwater mapping, particularly under adverse environmental conditions where visibility is compromised by high particle concentrations. Througth these efforts, this project aims to contribute to the advancement of underwater mapping technologies, offering insights into optimizing sensor integration and algorithm development for enhanced mapping accuracy in challenging underwater environments.



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