The lost submarine was controlled with a video game controller.

The submarine lost during the visit of the Titanic was piloted with a command of video games


Continue the search for the lost submarine with five people inside while visit the Titanic. It worked with a simple video game controller. According to The Verge, the Titan submersible was powered by a Logitech gamepad.

"Titan announces state-of-the-art navigation and sonar systems, as well as indoor and outdoor 4K photography and video equipment."

Then, Stockton Rush, CEO of OceanGate, owner of Titan, said, "We do that everything works... with this gamepad," pointing to the wireless controller Logitech F710.

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OceanGate offers eight-day, seven-night cruises to visit the wreckage of the Titanic, sunk in 1912, in the Atlantic Ocean. Each ticket has a Approximate cost of 250 thousand dollars.

Rush is on the Titan submarine with four other members of the voyage: Pakistani businessman Shahzada Dawood and his son Suleman, the explorer British Hamish Harding and Frenchman Paul-Henry Nargeolet.

The submarine disappeared last weekend about 380 nautical miles away. southern Newfoundland, Canada, and local and U.S. authorities They had been searching since Monday. Recently there has been talk of detecting "sounds" in the area.

Using the game controller to manage naval elements is not Strange. According to The Verge, the US Navy uses gamepads for periscopes submarines and photon masts.

"Gamepads are versatile, comfortable and familiar to use," says the publisher. of The Verge, Richard Lawler, "but I've encountered flaws in the controller during matches intense enough to call Attention on a device we usually rely on wireless for something so important."

The big question about the OceanGate submersible is why did it lose the communication? What happened that you can no longer report your location?

U.S. Coast Guard Capt. Jamie Frederick said that The submarine had "about 25 hours of oxygen" left.

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