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LED Lighting System for Seabed

Disco strobes for the seafloor

Research associate Terry Hammar of WHOI's Advanced EngineeringLaboratory examines an  LED lighting system being developed forseveral autonomous underwater vehicles (including SeaBED, NereusHROV, and Jaguar). LEDs offer significant advantagesover traditional lighting systems for AUVs because they can be turned on and offquickly, and thus can be synchronized with video cameras. (Photo by Tom Kleindinst, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)


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