Technology offer : Autonomous underwater camera

Technology's description

In order to record accurate underwater images in an autonomous way, the IRD, in collaboration with the University of La Réunion, developed an autonomous underwater camera.

This innovative device enables to record underwater images in order to evaluate fauna and marine biodiversity.

Especially light and low-cost, this camera is mostly adapted to collect data concerning marine species and to monitor or follow up the evolution of reef ecosystems.


  • Autonomous device, not attached to an external equipment (while collecting data) to avoid  disturbing aquatic fauna
  • Box equipped with a wiper system to clean the camera window 
  • Light and low cost device 
  • Resistant to mecanical actions in a marine environment 
  • Easy to use and settle
Ref : OT-00044


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Industrial applications

  • Environment Marine monitoring Marine biology

Intellectual property

  • Patent

Technology transfer

  • License


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