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Flying new Routes Subsea

by inaccuracy caused by positioning tolerances. “Because of these systems the AUV can, in effect, see the pipeline, it means that USBL aiding isn’t always required to perform a pipeline inspection, enabling autonomous operations away from support vessels,” says Ward. “The CathX Laser system provides a very high-resolution point cloud of the pipeline and adjacent seabed. The Laser and MBES point clouds were combined in post processing and used to assess position and possible freespans. The very high resolution obtained from the laser system makes it suitable for spool deflection and

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3D at Depth Completes 300 Offshore LiDAR Metrologies

clear advantages of subsea LIDAR laser metrologies over traditional laser scanning and conventional methods.   To date, the company has conducted metrology projects in the U.S., Europe, Mediterranean and Asia and has operated in up to 4,000 meters in depth. Each 3D at Depth subsea LiDAR (SL) laser system is powered by in-house patented algorithm software and customized optical design. Every metrology application leverages the unique features of subsea LiDAR technology which includes touchless, total beam control scans with ranges up to 45 meters during the data collection process.   From

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Seatronics Renews Partnership with 2G Robotics

the detail needed to comprehensively assess subsea assets, develop effective design and repair solutions, and make informed decisions in order to ensure continued safe offshore operation. The systems can be diver deployed or integrated with ROVs or AUVs for dynamic scanning. 2G Robotics’ ULS-500 laser system has been specifically developed for dynamic scanning with development focused on subsea vehicle integrations, high sample rates, timing synchronization, and continuous data acquisition for faster, more efficient inspections.    With underwater laser scanning becoming a leading inspection

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New Underwater Laser Scaler: SB10 Sea Beam

A new laser system from Laser Tools Co., Inc. called the SB10 Sea Beam assists in size measurements at a distance that’s certified waterproof to over 1,000 feet.   This system is used to scale unusual objects, fish, reefs, artificial structures and mechanical fixtures at depths where divers can’t explore or the cost is too great.   The SB10 Sea Beam Laser Scaler shoots two laser beams 75 millimeters apart that the remotely operated vehicle (ROV) views by camera. The laser dots or lines are measured using video capture techniques and the range and size of the target is analyzed.

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HYPACK Hosts 2015 Training Event

the event. Everyone was able to receive comprehensive instruction in HYPACK, DREDGEPACK and HYSWEEP software, the company said. According to the developer, HYPACK 2015 is filled with new features such as enhanced topographic laser capabilities, integration of Leica and Reinshaw topographic laser system, support for multiple navigation devices, export for 3D printers, vector-scaled soundings in HYPACK SHELL and HYPLOT (WYSIWYG), multiple offsets for rig moves in HYPACK SURVEY, updated IENC presentation to latest standard, Google Glass helmsman display, real-time capture for GoPro and Nikon cameras

HYPACK Holds Hydrographic Training Event

newest software version, HYPACK 2015. Significant changes in HYPACK 2015 will be the new 3D real-time point cloud, water column integration, and a new anchor-handling routine. Other new features included are: enhanced topographic laser capabilities, integration of Leica and Reinshaw topographic laser system, support for multiple navigation devices, export for 3D printers, vector-scaled soundings in HYPACK SHELL         and HYPLOT (WYSIWYG), multiple offsets for rig moves in HYPACK SURVEY, updated IENC presentation to latest standard, Google Glass helmsman display

ROV Surveyor Interceptor

Testing of New Survey ROV Underway

up to eight knots, reportedly a world record for a ROV.   The Multibeam system delivers 40 Hz ping up to 20 meters above seafloor. This together with the 800 beams ensures dense point coverage, even at high speed. To improve top of pipe accuracy and ovality measurements a 25 Hz triangulating laser system from Cathx Ocean covers the central 5 meters of the survey corridor delivering mm accuracy measurements.   Three photomosaicing cameras are synchronized with powerful strobe lights, taking 3d, Stereo and geocorrected photos of the pipe to produce high resolution GIS data of pipe status

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HYPACK Schedules 2015 Training Event

of our software, version HYPACK 2015. Some of the big changes in HYPACK 2015 will be the new 3D Real Time point Cloud, Water Column Integration and a new Anchor Handling Routine. Other new features include: Enhanced Topographic Laser capabilities Integration of Leica and FARO Topographic Laser system Support for multiple navigation devices Export for 3-D Printers Vector scaled soundings in HYPACK SHELL and HYPLOT (WYSIWYG) Multiple offsets for rig moves in HYPACK SURVEY Updated IENC Presentation to latest standard Google Glass helmsman display Real Time Capture

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