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    Date submitted
  • 14-Sep-2018

Ohm Robotics


Ohm Robotics develops solutions to environmental problems using autonomous technology. The concept of the product is a sustainable robot whose goal is to address the problem of waterborne pollution by collecting debris on the water's surface. It may also gather data that can be utilized by researchers in order to more accurately address the sources of contaminants.


Additional Questions

Who is your customer?

Government Municipalities, Water dedicated organizations, private businesses

What problem does this idea/product solve or what market need does it serve?

It solves the problem of plastic pollution in bodies of water.

What attributes will make this idea/product successful? Why do you believe that those features will create success?

The Sting Ray is a smart, solar, fully autonomous robot that has unrivaled competition in the market of waterborne pollution. Its dedicated design makes it fully sustainable and efficient, regardless of water conditions.

Explain how you (your team) will execute to make this idea/product successful? What gives you (your team) an advantage over others already in the market or new to this market?

Others, such as the seabin project, rely on the fact that water debris will end up in harbors, whereas the Sting Ray seeks the garbage using only the power of the sun. Its large span also maximizes the collection of trash when compared to existing solutions.