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Sep
14

RE2 Robotics uses the VideoRay Defender for the US Navy Maritime Mine Neutralization System

Maritime Mine Neutralization System will utilize RE2 Sapien™ Sea Class robotic arms PITTSBURGH, PA – Sept. 14, 2021 – RE2 Robotics, a leader in intelligent mobile manipulation systems, today announced that it has received a $9.5 million contract from the Office of Naval Research to create an underwater robotic system for the autonomous neutralizati...
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Sep
03

VideoRay invites you to our Insights Presentation, September 9, 2021

Please join us for this "VideoRay Insights" Premiere Virtual Presentation ​ VideoRay's new Mission Specialist Expeditionary Products (September 9, 2021 10:00am EDT) Learn first-hand from VideoRay's Technical Support team about the new Expeditionary products. What are they? How can you use them with your existing VideoRay systems? If you operate in ...
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Aug
13

New Mission Specialist accessories allow VideoRay systems to work in even stronger currents and rougher sea conditions

VideoRay has released new battery options for powering and operating MISSION SPECIALIST systems. VideoRay's surface Portable Power Supply can replace generators with no noise, fumes, or burdensome ventilation requirements. Users can also move the ROV's power source to the submersible. Submersible Vehicle Batteries allow small-diameter, low-drag Com...
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Aug
12

VideoRay Announces $7M Annual Navy Mission Specialist Defender Purchase

Delivery Order supports program-of-record fleet increases for Maritime Expeditionary Standoff Response System (MESR) Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) for Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) VideoRay LLC of Pottstown, Pennsylvania, today announced that it has received a major order for additional Mission Specialist Defender systems for the US Navy ME...
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Aug
11

When weather conditions deteriorate, keep working with VideoRay's new Mission Splashproof Controllers

VideoRay has released new Splashproof Controllers for MISSION SPECIALIST systems. The two new splashproof controllers are available for surface power (Workhorse) and vehicle power (Expeditionary) operations. The new controllers are ideal for wind farm installation and inspection, for example, when working in an exposed environment. VideoRay's Missi...
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Aug
10

VideoRay is heading to the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) ‘21 in Houston, TX

VideoRay is heading to the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston, TX, August 16 – 19, 2021   We're looking forward to exhibiting at this years' OTC Show. Make sure to stop by our booth #1459 . We'll have new products and our 4,400-gallon water tank for ROV demonstrations. You might want to try piloting a Mission Specialist ...
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Jul
29

VideoRay Diving into the future

​Diving into the future: Panama City-area students getting certified in underwater robotics ​ PANAMA CITY — Some young students attending AMIkids Panama City Marine Institute for summer camp soon could have industry certifications in underwater robotics. About 50 school-aged students are attending AMIkids PCMI for summer camp and some of them have ...
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Jul
20

VideoRay Search and Recovery in Walworth County, Wisc.

WALWORTH COUNTY, Wis. -- Authorities used a VideoRay ROV to recover a 22-year-old Illinois man's body from Geneva Lake. He was found in approximately 128 feet of water. Full story: ​ https://www.cbs58.com/news/officials-searching-for-person-who-went-missing-in-geneva-lake
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Jul
02

VideoRay - Happy Birthday America!

In honor of America's Birthday, VideoRay will be closed Monday, July 5th, 2021 We hope you enjoy your holiday with friends and family.

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Jun
23

VideoRay - Dye Injector used in Pacific County, Washington

Integrated Underwater Services used the Dye Injector when a Customer from Pacific County, Washington, requested help to find a leaking valve in a dam. Troy Gessner began his career underwater, working in the diving and subsea construction industry for 25+ years. He worked as a Diver, Supervisor, and SME for global clients focusing on ROV and deep-w...
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Jun
11

RELEASE: VideoRay Integrator Program

June 11, 2021, Pottstown, PA - VideoRay announced today it launched an Integrator Program. VideoRay developed the program to address growing customer demand for the customization of VideoRay's Mission Specialist products. VideoRay's Integrator program will bring best-in-class technology sensor and tooling manufacturers, as well as software develope...
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Jun
10

VideoRay - Recovery Efforts in Deadly Plane Crash

​Crews wrap recovery efforts in deadly plane crash on Percy Priest Lake RUTHERFORD COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) — Crews were back on the water Tuesday as investigators continued to work to determine what caused a small jet with seven people on board to crash into Percy Priest Lake. When you are working with a debris field that's a half mile wide and underw...
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Jun
07

VideoRay - SonarTechnology in Lake Superior

This is a video that was done on Crossmon Consulting, LLC and the technology we use for searching underwater. The video was created for a documentary on a missing man in the state of Vermont. Watch Video   https://youtu.be/AC9TQ5QeBVE
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May
28

VideoRay Search and Recovery in Colorado

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. (KDVR) — UPDATE, May 23: Search crews have recovered the body of a 25-year-old paddleboarder who went missing Saturday afternoon at Big Soda Lake.

CPW said it used a towfish sonar unit to find the body and recovered it by a remotely operated vehicle.

The name of the paddleboarder has not been released.


CPW NE Region@CPW_NEThe body of the victim at Bear Creek Lake Park was recovered overnight by our Marine Evidence Recovery Team and turned over to the Jefferson County coroner. The body was discovered using a towfish sonar unit (picture 1) & recovered by a remotely operated vehicle (picture 2).9:50 AM · May 23, 2021

Full story:  https://kdvr.com/news/local/divers-searching-for-missing-paddle-boarder-at-big-soda-lake/

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May
19

Expeditionary Mine Countermeasures

​ ​Sailors assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Mobile Unit (EODMU) 2 expeditionary mine countermeasures (ExMCM) company 2-2 prepare to launch a Mark 18 Mod 2 unmanned undersea vehicle (UUV) from a rigid-hull inflatable boat during an ExMCM certification exercise (CERTEX) on April 12, 2021, in Panama City, Fla. The CERTEX brings together a...
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May
13

May 13, 2021 - SEAMOUNTS OF THE GALAPAGOS

​Hiding beneath the sea surface of the Galapagos Marine Reserve lie hundreds of underwater volcanic structures known as seamounts. They are too deep to study by scuba diving, so little is known about their habitats. This November 2018 scientists will be use a remotely operated vehicle to explore several uncharted seamounts. Will these structures be...
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May
05

VideoRay onboard with US Navy EOD Technicians

PANAMA CITY, Florida (April 13, 2021) –Explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) technicians assigned to EOD Mobile Unit (EODMU) 2 expeditionary mine countermeasures (ExMCM) company 2-2 prepare to launch an unmanned undersea vehicle (UUV). See link for full story and photos.   https://www.dvidshub.net/image/6599487/eodmu2-exmcm-company-completes-certe...
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Mar
11

March 11, 2021 VideoRay ROVs Protect Busy Ports

VideoRay ROVs Protect Busy Ports and Waterways The VideoRay Defender ROV requires a robust, high-density power delivery network (PDN) for powerful thrust to enable acute maneuverability under challenging conditions. (Photo: VideoRay) Port security and surveillance, mine countermeasures and underwater search and rescue are all dangerous missions tha...
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Dec
30

Every VideoRay ROV Picture Tells A Story. What’s Yours?

Share it with us in our photo contest and you might snag a great prize, not to mention free VideoRay swag! Find out more about the contest here.
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Dec
29

VideoRay Pro 4 Quickly Proves Its Worth With California Sheriff’s Office

It didn't take long for a VideoRay Pro 4 to prove itself to the Yolo County Sheriff's Office in California. Since acquiring it in July 2019, the department has deployed the remotely operated vehicle (ROV) to identify dozens of sunken vessels and participate in several search missions for drowning victims. The latest assignment came on December 9, w...
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