Julianalaan 67A, Delft
info@kroboot.com

Kroboot.

An autonomous, duckweed removing boat.

Welcome!

Duckweed is a huge problem in the canals of old cities in the Netherlands. A blanket of duckweed will result that sun light is not able to reach everything that lives under water, so all the flora and fauna will die. Thereby, the duckweed is experienced as a trouble, because it stinks a lot.


We designed a robot that recognizes duckweed with a camera, detects its own environment and takes the duckweed out of the water to eventually destroy it. The Kroboot results from a project of the University of Technology of Delft out of commission of the Delft Water Authority (Hoogheemraadschap) Delfland and TOP Delft.Duckweed is a huge problem in the canals of old cities in the Netherlands. A blanket of duckweed will result that sun light is not able to reach everything that lives under water, so all the flora and fauna will die. Thereby, the duckweed is experienced as a trouble, because it stinks a lot.


We designed a robot that recognizes duckweed with a camera, detects its own environment and takes the duckweed out of the water to eventually destroy it. The Kroboot results from a project of the University of Technology of Delft out of commission of the Delft Water Authority (Hoogheemraadschap) Delfland and TOP Delft.