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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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iXblue Australia Launches Aerial Mapping

iXblue Australia logo

iXblue Pty Ltd. in Brisbane, Australia, part of iXblue Group based in France, has diversified its Sea Operations division to include aerial mapping for clients across Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific.  With more than 100,000 line miles surveyed worldwide, iXblue has been operating the division in the region since 2007, providing clients with detailed and precise surveys of

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iXblue Launches its First Navigation-Grade Accelerometer

iXblue has announced the launch of the iXal A5, the company’s first navigation-grade accelerometer dedicated to high-performance applications. It is based on the vibrating beam accelerometer (VBA) technology and the vibrating inertial accelerometer (VIA) concept developed by the French aerospace lab ONERA.   The iXal A5 is a rugged sensor that provides high accuracy and repeatability, as well as a

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OceanScan-MST Uses iXblue Phins for Lightweight AUVs

iXblue’s Phins Compact Series has been selected by OceanScan-MST, the Portugal-based manufacturer of the lightweight, cost-effective AUV (LAUV), to equip three new vehicles. To respond to end-user demand for a higher position accuracy with a small size factor and lower cost, OceanScan-MST opted for the Phins C3. Built on iXblue’s fiber-optic gyroscope (FOG) technology, the Phins compact series is a

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iXblue and Forssea Partner on Advanced LBL Deployment

iXblue, which designs and manufactures advanced navigation, imagery and subsea positioning solutions, and Forssea, a robotics startup that develops autonomous docking underwater technologies, have joined forces to bring more agile and cost-effective subsea tools to offshore operations. Combining Forssea’s Atoll, an observation-class ROV that offers autonomous docking capabilities, with iXblue’s DriX offshore going USV and its Gaps USBL embedded gondola,

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