BOXFISH ROV interesting news!

Boxfish ROV deployed by GNS Science researchers for initial survey of the Pink Terraces

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June 24, 2019

One of the earliest tourism attractions of New Zealand – the Pink Terraces, located in the Waimangu Valley – were destroyed by the eruption of Mount Tarawera in 1886 and considered to have been lost forever. GNS Science has checked the theory about the burial of the Pink Terraces under the Lake Rotomahana with Boxfish […]

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102 fun & practical uses for ‘dive buddy’ Boxfish ROV for our leisure and tourism clients

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June 15, 2019

Rodolphe Holler owner of Tahiti Private Expeditions, wants to show the world how he uses our Boxfish ROV, and show the world he does! Here he has filmed a video which shows the many many uses of our ROV. Check out the sharks and other tropical fish in the stunning waters of Tahiti. Tourism isn’t […]

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Exploring the Lermontov Shipwreck

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June 10, 2019

30 years ago she was cruising above the water, carrying 100’s of passengers.. now we visit her again, with our Boxfish ROV… MS Mikhail Lermontov

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NZ Cinematographers WOWED by our unmanned underwater camera!

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May 7, 2019

It was a cold night in New Zealand, but the interest, the questions, the endless ideas and the enthusiasm from the NZ Cinematographers was heartwarming…

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NIWA scientists are pioneering the use of underwater ROV to improve marine bio-security surveillance

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April 15, 2019

Hazardous and murky conditions in our ports and marinas can make it challenging for divers to carry out important biosecurity inspections for introduced pest species.

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Boxfish Research ROV’s and 360 video systems now distributed in Japan!

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February 21, 2019

Kiwi Robotics Company now Distributing in Japan ·     Boxfish Research has made its first sale into Japan to Japanese distributor Cosmos Shoji. ·     Trainer Russel Hughes headed over last week to begin ROV training. AUCKLAND. – February 21, 2019 – After a massive start to the New Year in Antarctica, Boxfish […]

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Sharing the undersea world with the kiwi public at Seeport 2019

Mike Orange | 
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February 5, 2019

We were invited by New Zealand’s largest seafood company, Sanford, to showcase the world under the surface of our oceans too visitors at the Ports of Auckland Seeport Festival 2019. Sanford worked with us in the build up to the event, recognising our unique technology, to bring our incredible footage and products to visitors at […]

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A night out with the whales in Antarctica…

Ben King | 
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January 22, 2019

“Going off coms” is the the last thing Tom says before climbing out of the back seat of the hovering helicopter, onto the sea ice with a 1m long ice drill. A minute later, after drilling a couple of holes, a thumbs up signals that he is satisfied that the ice is at least 75cm […]

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The Journey to Antarctica with Boxfish’s co-founder Ben King

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January 14, 2019

Four hours after takeoff, our ski equipped LC-130 Hercules passes the point of no return, a theoretical point at which the fuel onboard is no longer sufficient to return to New Zealand, a common event affectionately known as a boomerang. These are usually caused by deterioration of weather after the plane as taken off. Built […]

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We’re going to Antartica with Dr Regina Eisart!

Mike Orange | 
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December 28, 2018

MEDIA CONTACT: Mike Orange – CEO Phone: 09-600 1910 Email: mike@boxfish-research.com For Immediate Release 20 December 2018 Gigantic Step for Kiwi Robotics Startup; Headed to Antarctica ·     Boxfish Research is Headed on a research expedition to Antarctica. ·     The Boxfish ROV will capture footage at depths and angles unreachable by man. […]

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Beautiful Whale Shark – filmed on Boxfish 360 - epic!

Mike Orange | 
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December 27, 2018

Boxfish Research customer Tom Boyd of Sedogs Productions (Seadogs Website) while freediving and shooting 360 had an amazing encounter with a whale shark off of the Big island of Hawai’i. He managed to capture this incredible footage of a flyby of this previously undocumented specimen in crystal clear water. The clear water, combined with the […]

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Antarctica Top Predator programme

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December 20, 2018

One of our founders Ben King is embarking on an Antarctic expedition in Jan-Feb 2019 as part of an ongoing research programme set up and led by Principal Investigator Dr Regina Eisert from the University of Canterbury. This research programme is called the Antarctic Top Predator NZ programme. Boxfish are offering free use of one […]

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Boxfish Research visits ex Submarine Base in Brittany, France

Mike Orange | 
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December 5, 2018

We had the pleasure of performing a demonstration for the Musee Sous-Marin or Underwater Museum in the picturesque town of Lorient in Brittany. This museum was founded by Christophe Cerino, a passionate Naval Historian and Archeologist.

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Boxfish Research at the Marine Equipment Trade Show in the Netherlands

Mike Orange | 
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November 27, 2018

The Marine Equipment Trade Show or “METS” is a business to business trade show held annually at the Amsterdam RAI Exhibition Centre with exhibitors and businesses from around the world. This year we took the Boxfish ROV along to exhibit at the show and entertained a steady stream of visitors to our stand. After much […]

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New Zealand Geographic rocks!

Richard Robinson | 
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January 27, 2017

New Zealand Geographic photographer Richard Robinson relies on the Boxfish 360 underwater spherical camera to bring back stunning 360 video from the remote Snares Islands.

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Pure Advantage

Sue Reidy | 
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November 15, 2016

Sue Reidy interviewed the Boxfish Research team for the Biodiversity feature on New Zealand’s premier green news site.

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Edmund Hillary Fellowship Article

Alina Siegfried | 
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November 14, 2016

Alina Siegfried covers Boxfish Research for the Global Entrepreneurship Week 2016.

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Highlights from the Boxfish ROV in Antarctica

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July 25, 2016

Highlights from the 2019 Antarctic season where Boxfish Research teamed up with Dr. Regina Eisert from the Top Predator Alliance to support her work studying the mammals in the Ross Sea region. The Boxfish ROV did 15 dives with a total of 21 hours underwater down to 210m and the full 440m of tether we […]

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MS Mikhail Lermontov – she sank over 30 years ago…check her out in HD 4K Video!

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June 25, 2016

MS Mikhail Lermontov was an ocean liner owned by the Soviet Union’s Baltic Shipping Company, built in 1972 by V.E.B. Mathias-Thesen Werft, Wismar, East Germany. It was later converted into a cruise ship. On 16 February 1986 she collided with rocks near Port Gore in the Marlborough Sounds, New Zealand, and sank, claiming the life […]

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Crocodile icefish cruises the ocean bottom with the Boxfish ROV

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May 31, 2016

This little fellow didn’t seem to mind our Boxfish ROV tailing her, or did he? Perhaps, she’s using her bent tail as a defense block. Did you know this is white-blooded fish and the only known vertebrates to lack hemoglobin in their blood?

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Fish on a sponge – Check out the minute detail with our Boxfish ROV!

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May 31, 2016

One of the thing that the most stood out to us in Antarctica was the bottom of the ocean looked like an art installation – the colours, the shapes, the composition – just simply awe inspiring.

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The Seal and the Feather taken by our Boxfish ROV

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May 31, 2016

Seals in their ocean playground is a joy to watch anytime. Here they are investigating the mesmerizing movement of a feather in the ocean – such wonderful visual, such high definition joy. This is where our 4K video cameras, really come into play!

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Antarctica Octopus Boxfish ROV

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May 31, 2016

This was a tiny octopus that could almost carry the Boxfish around with it and the deep dark cold depths of Antarctica

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A medley of Antarctica underwater sea life with Boxfish ROV

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May 31, 2016

Sit back and watch the glory that is Antarctica under water! A world so filled with marine species most of us have never seen (nor will, until now!). Note how closely and at the slowest speed our ROV is able to get to these wonders.

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Swimming with a Raft of California Sea Lions taken by our Boxfish 360

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May 25, 2016

Feel the excitement of swimming with Sea Lions first hand in this 360 video. Shot by Adam Ravetch on the the Boxfish 360 underwater spherical camera. Straight render with Autopano video using the Boxfish template, no CGI post-processing.

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What happens to a ship after it sinks? (check out our 360 Footage)

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May 20, 2016

Over the last 10+ years HMNZ Canterbury F421 has become an artificial reef. The wreck sits in a no take area and and attracts lots of marine life, one really impressive part of this this wrecks life underwater is that soft corals have taken over a lot of the outside surfaces. Diving at a depth […]

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Blue Mao Mao Arch…can’t get enough of the fish nor the Stingray’s

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May 19, 2016

Blue Mao Mao Arch – take a look at the share amount of Blue Mao Mao swimming around…and of course, make sure you spin around to watch the Stingray passing by!

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Science Divers Systematically Sample Sediments

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April 21, 2016

Here is 2018 footage from Science Under the Ice. This video shows a team of New Zealand Science divers systematically sampling sediments under the ice shelf. Thanks to Antarctica New Zealand & Gateway Antarctica, University of Canterbury Stitched with SGO Mistika

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Blue Maomao Arch – One of Jacques Cousteau’s Top Ten Dives

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March 22, 2016

Blue Maomao arch in NZ’s Poor Knights marine reserve is noted for being one of Jaques Cousteau’s top ten dives globally. At certain times of the day huge schools of these fish will congregate within the shallow arch. The team took the chance and set the camera up to record this massing of marine life. […]

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360° Amazing Koheru encounter

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March 21, 2016

After reviewing our footage from previous versions, we have updated some of our edits. We think that the quality is far better and wanted to share it with you all. Following lots of experimentation with Oculus Go and working on export settings the first will be a rework from the Volkner Rocks in NZ. Stitched […]

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