PROTEI / OIL COMPASS [FR US UK PL DE]

Cesar Harada, Etienne Germez, Gabriella Levine, Kasia Molga, Sebastian Mueller / Protei

Shape-shifting Open Hardware Sailing Robot for Ocean Sensing and Cleaning PROTEI Protei is an international collaborative project born at the intersection of art, interaction
design and science. Initiated by Cesar Harada in the Gulf of Mexico during the BP oil spill, Protei is developed primarily to intercept Oil Spills sheens drifitng down the wind with a long oil absorbant “tail” sailing up the wind. With its shape-shifiting hull, it appropriates existing technologies in an innovative low cost design that can be implemented on the short term
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