Posted on 01.09.2011 - 12:00 EDT in SURVEY NEWS by Rons_ROV_Links
BlueView Technologies the world leader in compact acoustic imaging and measurement technology, has been selected to deliver its 2D Imaging Sonar systems to VideoRay as part of an advanced underwater technology system by the Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office (CTTSO) to modernize the United States Coast Guard’s (USCG) Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) fleet.
The $2.2 million contract awarded to VideoRay will update all USCG VideoRay ROVs with the latest technology, including sonar, an improved non-acoustic navigation system, video enhancement, advanced ship hull inspection capabilities and other improvements to expand their role and work in challenging conditions.
VideoRay ROVs outfitted with BlueView 2D Imaging Sonar have been used to inspect ship hulls, piers, and bridges for explosive devices, help direct divers, recover evidence, and to inspect targets and areas before deploying divers. For additional details about the Videoray contract award read this article: US Ports to be protected by advanced underwater technology from VideoRay.
"Our selection in VideoRay's contract award represents a milestone achievement for BlueView, and we take special pride in becoming a standard tool for the United States Coast Guard," stated Lee Thompson, BlueView Technologies CEO/CTO.