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Yamaha Motor Has Joined the Challenge

The Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE is an international competition to map the ocean floor at depths of 4,000 meters using unmanned autonomous underwater robots. As the sole entry from Japan to advance through to ocean floor testing, Team KUROSHIO is representing the country's maritime history and technology in this challenge to venture into the unknown world of the deep sea.
The Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE is an international competition to map the ocean floor at depths of 4,000 meters using unmanned autonomous underwater robots. As the sole entry from Japan to advance through to ocean floor testing, Team KUROSHIO is representing the country's maritime history and technology in this challenge to venture into the unknown world of the deep sea.
Team KUROSHIO
Visiting Yamaha to talk about this massive and adventurous project, Team KUROSHIO's young researchers and engineers declared, Though doing it is said to be impossible with today's technology, we're going to change all that.The competition requires teams to create 3D maps of sizable areas of the ocean floor 4,000 meters down while adhering to strict time limits and technical restrictions on the components that can be used.
Visiting Yamaha to talk about this massive and adventurous project, Team KUROSHIO's young researchers and engineers declared, Though doing it is said to be impossible with today's technology, we're going to change all that.The competition requires teams to create 3D maps of sizable areas of the ocean floor 4,000 meters down while adhering to strict time limits and technical restrictions on the components that can be used.
Team KUROSHIO
The driving force behind Team KUROSHIO is the knowledge and passion of the members as Japan's best in the field. 
Inspired by their effort and wanting to share in their aspirations, Yamaha decided to join in the challenge. We strive to use our ingenuity and passion to realize peoples' dreams as the Kando Creating Company. As such, we will join Team KUROSHIO's all-Japan effort in a collaborative research role, and aim for the top of the world while showing what the seafaring nation of Japan can do.
The driving force behind Team KUROSHIO is the knowledge and passion of the members as Japan's best in the field. 
Inspired by their effort and wanting to share in their aspirations, Yamaha decided to join in the challenge. We strive to use our ingenuity and passion to realize peoples' dreams as the Kando Creating Company. As such, we will join Team KUROSHIO's all-Japan effort in a collaborative research role, and aim for the top of the world while showing what the seafaring nation of Japan can do.
Team KUROSHIO
The massive challenge ahead has only gotten us more excited.
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