HydroCast is a stateless and pressure protocol which prefers the inexpensive distributed localization.
HydroCast can handle the communication void problem which can enhance data delivery ratio.
Caption: Figure 1: Distribution of CTD hydrocast
During the KH-84-3 cruise, the bottles were attached to a tapered steel wire (9 mm diameter at the top and 14 mm at the end of its 14000 m total length) for the deep (>6000 m) hydrocast
(water sampling) and to a steel wire (6 mm diameter with a length of 10000 m) for the shallow (<6000 m) hydrocast
An investigation of comfort level trend differences between the hands-on patellar tendon bearing and hands-off hydrocast
transtibial prosthetic sockets.
samples contained measurements of seawater temperature, salinity, dissolved oxygen and sulfide concentration, turbidity, pH, and alkalinity.
Some advantages of HydroCast
are highlighted as follows:
Socket/stump interface dynamic pressure distributions recorded during the prosthetic stance phase of gait of a trans-tibial amputee wearing a hydrocast
(hydraulic pressure based anycast routing)  protocol utilizes the depth information (pressure level) of the sensor nodes along with the clustering of the nodes.
These two temperature-depth profiles to depths of about 500 m, obtained from hydrocasts
conducted six days apart, were virtually identical.
In the sanctuary, this innovation means that shipboard operations, from hydrocasts
to submersible launches, can be conducted in higher sea states than with a comparably sized monohull.