Tag Archives: 3d

Kraken Sets Focus for 3D Laser Scanner

Kraken Robotics Inc. has announced that its SeaVision 3D laser scanner technology will be used in its robotics-as-a-service (RaaS) offering with a focus on three primary markets: mooring chain inspections, ship hull inspection and offshore wind farm inspection. Recent SeaVision laser inspection work includes: a contract with a major international energy company to provide detailed underwater inspection of subsea assets;

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Reverse Engineering via 3D Data

Aberdeen-based 3D scanning specialists Viewport3 recently applied its remote rapid response service to help a customer understand an issue with its subsea infrastructure in just 27 hr. The firm resolved a challenge surrounding a subsea flowline tie-in on a subsea tree in the U.K. Continental Shelf. Viewport3’s remote scanning service integrates photogrammetry expertise with bespoke software to collect and process

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PIKSEL Acquires High-Res 3D Seismic Data Offshore

Sercel

Sercel and Kappa Offshore Solutions have released PIKSEL, a compact marine seismic solution for acquiring seismic data for high-resolution 3D imaging of targeted offshore areas. Capitalizing on Sercel’s Sentinel streamer technology and Kappa Offshore Solutions’ expertise in equipment integration and hydrodynamic modeling, PIKSEL can acquire high- and ultrahigh-precision seismic data using a new and highly efficient process. PIKSEL draws on

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Largest Ever Metal 3D-Printed Propeller

Bureau Veritas (BV) has certified a new-generation 3D-printed propeller manufactured by Naval Group. With its 2.5-m span supported by five 200-kg blades, Naval Group manufactured this propeller thanks to a metal 3D printing process. Mounted on a Tripartite-class minehunter, the propeller will now accompany the ship on all of its operational missions. The propeller is a technological achievement as the largest

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Real-Time Static Bathymetry Sonar

SeapiX-C iXblue

iXblue has launched SeapiX-C solid-state 3D multibeam sonar, offering real-time georeferenced static bathymetry capabilities to marine works operators for instant monitoring and decision making. Offering a new static 3D imagery solution able to display the seabed in real time during jack-up barges deployment, SeapiX-C enables operators to directly see where they are positioning the legs of the platforms, bringing higher

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