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Picture credits

  • Home: Thomas Häntzschel / nordlicht
  • Maritime Simulation Centre Warnemünde: Hochschule Wismar
  • Galileo Testbed SEA Gate: DLR
  • Maritime Ground Based Augmentation Systems: DLR
  • Application scenarios for autonomous operating systems: University of Rostock

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