Bluefin Robotics announces acquisition of Heriot-Watt University spin-out SeeByte.

Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs) manufacturer Bluefin has acquired Heriot-Watt University spin-out SeeByte, a developer of autonomous platform software.

Owned by science and technology organisation Battelle, Bluefin’s acquisition builds on a long-standing partnership with Edinburgh-based SeeByte. The two companies will offer a complete range of unmanned and remote-operated surface and underwater vehicles.

SeeByte will continue to provide its software products to clients across a number of market sectors, specifically oil, gas, and defence.

David Kelly, chief executive of Bluefin Robotics, said:…

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