Hydronalix’s EMILY Lifeguard Tool

Watch Hydronalix’s EMILY (Emergency Integrated Lifesaving Lanyard) portable electric water rescue robot USV in action, supported on NAVAIR STTR and SBIR programs. With a Kevlar-reinforced composite hull designed for beach and ocean operations, and weighing just 26 lbs, the battery-powered small USV features a full-power run time of 14 minutes with a top speed of 23 mph.

EMILY has been designed with a variety of crucial features for lifesaving operations, such as easy grip handles, an eight-foot perimeter grab rope, and a long flag for maximum visibility.

The small USV can be operated at ranges of up to 5 miles at full speed or 6 miles at slower speeds. It comes with a 2.4 GHz frequency-hopping transmitter controller for easy and intuitive operation.