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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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Germany Funds AUV Development

The German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy is providing €12 million as part of the Maritime Research Program for the development of a novel autonomous submersible robotics system that will enable autonomous monitoring of underwater installations in the deep sea with a significantly reduced carbon footprint, without the need for costly support vessels. The funding decision was announced

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Video: ROVs for Vessel Inspections

As part of Deep Trekker’s “Think Tank Friday” series, “Robotics for Effective and Efficient Vessel Inspections,” which was released in June, features experts discussing how robotics can be used to visually inspect hulls. Shipyard managers talk about using ROVs to perform block checks during drydocking, inspect hulls and running gear, monitor ports, and glean helpful information on equipment failure. Watch

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2G Robotics Micro Inspection Skid

2G Robotics micro inspection skid

2G Robotics has released the Micro Inspection Skid, a new laser survey skid for inspection-class ROVs developed in partnership with iXblue and Nortek. This all-in-one integrated skid delivers high-accuracy inspection capabilities with subsea dynamic laser scanning to enable survey and inspection by low-cost vehicles. The Micro Inspection Skid is available for vehicles including the Saab Seaeye Falcon and the Seatronics

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World’s First Live 3D Subsea Streaming Technology

Rovco SubSLAM camera

Subsea technology company Rovco has launched SubSLAM Live, a 3D streaming technology that allows clients to video and live stream 3D underwater point clouds to any device in the world. The stereo-camera technology system sends images and 3D models of assets from the seabed to a computer browser in any location globally. This offers customers instantaneous access to information as

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New Survey Skid for Inspection-Class ROVs

future survey skid for small inspection class ROV

iXblue and 2G Robotics have signed a memorandum of understanding to offer a new survey skid for inspection-class ROVs. This all-in-one integrated skid will deliver high-accuracy inspection capabilities on small ROVs, enabling survey and inspection on low-cost assets. Using 2G Robotics’ ULS-500 Micro laser scanner and OBSERVER still camera, and iXblue’s Rovins Nano inertial navigation system, this new skid will offer a miniaturized

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