Tom Wadsworth of Hydrabotix in the UK launches the VideoRay Pro 4 for a Hydro facility inspection.
United States Bureau of Reclamation’s Underwater Investigations Dive Team - responsible for all underwater investigation for the Bureau’s hydro-electric dams with their VideoRay Pro 4 ROVs.
One of the Bureau's hydro electric dams they are responsible for inspecting - their first mission was to inspect the trash racks here with the VideoRay Pro 4.
The Bureau's VideoRay P4 HY 300 BASE Hydro ROV Configuration with a BlueView P900-45 Multibeam Imaging Sonar and a manipulator arm.
Piloting the VideoRay Pro 4 from a small vessel to inspect the dam's trash racks.
A tether handler is a good idea when the ROV is submerged to ensure the proper amount of tether is deployed at any given time and to ensure it doesn't get involved with any props.
Still close up image from the VideoRay Pro 4 ROV of the trash rack.
Still image from the VideoRay Pro 4 of a large piece of debris on the trash rack.
Still BlueView sonar image of the trash rack - in this low visibility environment sonar is used for navigation of the ROV.