Dubai Harbour, the exceptional waterfront, announced the use of the Pixie Drone robot for the first time in the United Arab Emirates to collect floating marine waste, in an important step that reinforces its commitment to adopting innovative technologies and solutions in the field of environmental preservation.
This floating robot is distinguished by its ability to work in both fresh and salt water, and the ability to clean small spaces and narrow areas that are difficult to reach.
The capacity of the Pixie Drone is about 160 liters of waste, and it can operate in self-driving mode for up to 6 hours at a time. It is equipped with a video camera and remote sensors that operate with optical sensing and ranging (LiDAR) technology, and is distinguished by its ability to sort waste. In various forms, including: organic waste, plastic, glass, metal, paper, cloth, rubber, etc.
The Pixie Drone is a unique, highly efficient technical innovation that will contribute to supporting Dubai Harbour’s efforts to clean the waters and beaches in the United Arab Emirates of waste and dirt. It works using remote control technology, and collects floating waste by searching for and capturing debris on the surface of the water, then placing it in a large collection tank to be disposed of later by other, more environmentally friendly means.
The French company The Searial Cleaners – a leader in developing the best technical solutions for marinas, piers, resorts and public facilities – has developed the Pixie Drone robot, which is relatively small in size compared to other cleaning robots, as it is about 1.62 meters long and 1.15 wide. meters, which makes it highly efficient in cleaning small spaces.
About Dubai Harbour:
(Dubai Harbour) is an exceptional waterfront, embodying Dubai’s authentic and deep connection to the sea, designed to blend a sophisticated modern lifestyle with a picturesque sea atmosphere.
It is characterized by a wonderful view, modern facilities and a lively location, and includes a wide range of living, shopping and entertainment options that are coupled with an integrated group of luxury yacht marinas and world-class maritime transport facilities that make it the most prominent and unique marine destination in the region.
Dubai Harbor is about 30 kilometers away from both Dubai International Airport and Al Maktoum International Airport (Dubai World Central), and is easily accessible from a number of Dubai’s most famous landmarks, such as: Palm Jumeirah, Burj Al Arab, and Expo 2020 Dubai.
Dubai Harbor is home to some of the most prominent destinations in the Emirate of Dubai, such as: Dubai Harbor Cruise Terminal, which is the first port ever designed specifically for cruise cruises in the region, and Dubai Harbour Marinas, the largest yacht marinas in the Middle East. .
In addition, the project includes (Emaar Beachfront), a residential complex that provides its residents with a sophisticated lifestyle on the beachfront, and “Skydive Dubai”, the international company specializing in skydiving adventures.