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Ocean wizards / safe marine buoy

Ocean wizards
Ocean wizards

As data reflect, there are average 100000 people worldwide attacked by poisonous marine organisms every year due to ambiguous maritime demarcation, lack of well-marked signs and direct attacks from toxic organisms in shoal areas from which 5% of these people die.
Ocean wizards,a new kind of buoy with futuristic Visual enjoyment,which is manufactured by 3D printing,can generte ultrasonic sound to clear out poisonous marine organisms without killing, marking the safe marine zone with obvious light at the same time, and provide a temporary spot that facilitate swimmers to lean on and rest.


Tsinghua University

Tsinghua University
Academy of Art and Design
Beijing, China

Yu Zhefan,
Tsinghua University

Ouyang Shiqi,
Tsinghua University

Hong Runzhong,
Tsinghua University