Kochi: The country’s first underwater robotic drone developed at Maker Village here, which can send real-time video of ships and other underwater structures to help with their repair and maintenance, was launched and handed over to the Naval Physical and Oceanographic Laboratory (NPOL) of DRDO on Friday.

The first commercial Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) ‘EYEROVTUNA’ was developed by EyeROV Technologies, a company incubating at the Kalamassery-based Maker Village which is the largest hardware incubator in the country.