The tech keeping Plastiki afloat: photos

The tech keeping Plastiki afloat: photos

Summary: ZDNet Australia brings you the tech below deck on the epic Plastiki voyage.

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  • (Credit: Luke Hopewell/ZDNet Australia)

    The Plastiki completed its journey on Monday after docking at Sydney's National Maritime Museum.

  • (Credit: Plastiki/HP)

    The crew of the Plastiki used satellite data gear from Inmarsat and HP laptops and phones to broadcast classroom sessions and news interviews from the middle of the ocean. Over 16,000 people followed the voyage of Plastiki through Twitter and Facebook alone.

Topics: Hewlett-Packard, Emerging Tech

Luke Hopewell

About Luke Hopewell

A fresh recruit onto the tech journalism battlefield, Luke Hopewell is eager to see some action. After a tour of duty in the belly of the Telstra beast, he is keen to report big stories on the enterprise beat. Drawing on past experience in radio, print and magazine, he plans to ask all the tough questions you want answered.

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