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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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Mako 4K UHD Camera

Mako camera

Seeing the need for a simple, ultra-compact standalone 4K UHD camera, Arctic Rays, LLC has released Mako for use on multiple platforms, including ROVs, HOVs, ASVs, landers and fixed platforms. The camera can also capture 8MP still images. Mako has an onboard real-time clock with scheduler, which can be programmed in advance and allowed to run independently from its internal

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VideoRay Photo, Video Contests Open

Joshua Vela Fonseca VideoRay

VideoRay is now accepting entries for its 2019 photo and video contests. Grand prize winners will receive a tablet, and runners-up will receive a VideoRay jacket. Plus, all approved submissions will receive a VideoRay t-shirt. In addition, the top images as determined by VideoRay will be included in the 2020 VideoRay Calendar, which will be distributed in early 2020. All images/videos submitted will be displayed

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A Brief History of ROVs

James City County PD

According to The Remotely Operated Vehicle Committee of the Marine Technology Society: “Exactly who to credit with developing the first ROV will probably remain clouded, however, there are two who deserve credit. The PUV (Programmed Underwater Vehicle) was a torpedo developed by Luppis-Whitehead Automobile in Austria in 1864, however, the first tethered ROV, named POODLE, was developed by Dimitri Rebikoff

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Blue Robotics Ping360 Scanning Sonar

Blue Robotics Ping360

Torrance, Califorina-based Blue Robotics announced its newest product, the Ping360 scanning sonar, which offers small ROVs the ability to navigate in low-visibility water conditions.  The Ping360 is a mechanical scanning sonar that uses a small acoustic transducer mounted on a motor that rotates it in 1° increments. As it rotates, it transmits and receives acoustic pulses to build a 360° image of the surroundings. This is similar

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