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OpenROV enables you to experience the underwater world in a completely new way. Whether it's for work or recreation, their easy-to-use platform helps you to do and see more.   Q: In a nutshell, what is openROV? Eric Stackpole, Co-Founder: openROV is a product which allows people to explore parts of the world no one has ever seen before. We call these remotely operated vehicles ROVs. The idea behind all of this is that we realized that a lot of the low cost tools available to the public no ...
The idea behind UK startup Doordeck is a simple one: why should we use plastic keycards to enter our offices and apartment buildings when we are already carrying smartphones that could do that job perfectly? We spoke to them about the origins of their access control solution and their experience with the IoT Startupbootcamp.   Q: In a nutshell, what is Doordeck? Michael Barnwell, CTO: Doordeck is an access control platform that allows you to operate doors from the key you already have, wh ...
OpenROV co-founder Eric Stackpole has always been fascinated by telerobotics, the use of semi-autonomous robots controlled by the user from a distance, so for him his company’s Trident underwater drone is a dream product. In college he built two robots that could roam around his university’s engineering building going to classes for him (though they often wound up getting locked in bathrooms by wisecracking classmates); now his company builds an underwater vehicle capable of searchin ...
The idea behind UK startup Doordeck is a simple one: why should we use plastic keycards to enter our offices and apartment buildings when we are already carrying smartphones that could do that job perfectly? For users, those keycards inevitably get lost, bringing the hassle of obtaining replacements while still needing access in the interim. For building managers, replacing lost keycards costs time and money and raises security concerns. The Doordeck team, based in London, wants access control t ...