The swimming robot of TU Freiberg, equipped with sensors, is supposed to drive completely autonomously on the water thanks to artificial intelligence and continuously measure various environmental parameters. In this way, the water quality of reservoirs and dams can be checked in real time.

(Two computer scientists from Freiberg working on the newly developed swimming robot "Elisabeth" in the CAVE. Photo: Detlev Müller / TU Bergakademie Freiberg)