Brennan Phillips has invented the smallest deep-sea system that can provide a livestream video feed!

The answers to many of life’s mysteries have been discovered far below the surface of the seas. However, getting to those depths has not been easy. Thanks to a new fiber optic reel system invented by Brennan Phillips, an assistant professor of ocean engineering at URI, deep-sea exploration is about to get much more affordable and accessible. Two years ago, Phillips created a miniature, inexpensive deep-sea camera system called DEEPi. However, he still had to rely on a large research vessel to get it in the ocean. That led to his development of a small deployment system. >click to read< 12:20

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