Underwater Drones Are Multiplying Fast

The next army of unmanned drones are scurrying beneath the ocean’s surface.

Hundreds of small camera-equipped robots developed by a range of companies are sending video and other data to laptop and tablet screens above.

What began as a niche industry for wealthy hobbyists has matured into a fast-growing market catering to a wide variety of industries and government agencies.

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