Using Google Street View to Study the Great Barrier Reef

The Catlin Seaview Survey is a Google and University of Queensland project using a nifty underwater camera rig to create a zoomable, 360-degree image of Australia's Great Barrier Reef. Destin from SmarterEveryDay got to hitch a ride with the team that records this sea-floor Street View. You don't want to miss this. » 5/24/14 9:00am 5/24/14 9:00am

Sea Instrument a Dive Computer Add-On for Posh Divers

A dive computer by any other name, the Sea Instrument is a square and (sort of) attractive piece of kit for rich divers. Launched this month by Danish watch designers Linde Werdelin, it clips onto the Biformeter watch and gives you all the info you need while you're blowing bubbles a hundred feet below the surface.… » 4/24/08 11:20am 4/24/08 11:20am

Waterproof MP3 Player is iRiver, Dives to 200 Feet Under the Sea

I wouldn't—well, I would just once, like to see what it's like to dive with The Hives singing along while I fin down to a reef —because I like to live out my Darth Vader fantasies, but this MP3 player could just persuade me otherwise. What is remarkable about this iRiver iFP-380T, with its waterproof case and headset,… » 2/18/08 10:55am 2/18/08 10:55am

Liquid Image Camera-Mask Lets You Shoot Video, Take Pics Underwater

Although only waterproof to 15 feet, and therefore not exactly serious underwater snapper gear, this Liquid Image digital camera-mask is not a bad idea for kids or snorkelers as it lets you take hands-free images of the Big Blue. Full details will be released at CES next month, but we've got a bit more info after the… » 12/20/07 5:58am 12/20/07 5:58am

Fantasea FP-5000 Underwater Housing Keeps Nikon Coolpix P5000 Dry

If you've been lusting after that Nikon Coolpix P5000—but you have a hankering to take it deep underwater—now you can satisfy your jones with this Fantasea FP-5000 underwater housing. Sure, at $245, it costs almost as much as the camera, but you can still control every feature and nuance of Nikon's highly capable… » 7/02/07 12:37pm 7/02/07 12:37pm