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Up to date news from a global leader in Underwater ROV technology.
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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Dec
22

Happy Holidays From VideoRay!

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Dec
21

Snap it! Send it! Enter Our Photo Contest Today!

Have you entered our annual photo contest? We have some great prizes up for grabs and you can get free VideoRay merch, too! Just click here to submit your entries. Show us what you've got!
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Dec
21

VideoRay U.S. Offices Closed Dec. 24-25 For Christmas, Jan. 1 for New Year's Day

VideoRay's U.S. offices will be closed on Thursday, December 24 and Friday, December 25 for Christmas, and Friday, January 1 for New Year's Day.
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Dec
21

VideoRay Recognized As Top Promising Drone Technology Solution

An international technology publication has recognized VideoRay LLC as one of the most promising drone technology solution providers for 2020. CIOReview, in its second annual edition of Drone Tech , identified VideoRay as one of 20 companies "that are at the forefront of tackling the current market challenges with their disruptive solutions." A ful...
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Nov
17

VideoRay U.S. Offices Closed Nov. 26-27 for Thanksgiving Holiday

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Nov
12

Insights: 5 Reasons To Use ROVs For Inspecting Locks, Dams, And Reservoirs

There's a good reason many agencies use remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) to inspect locks, dams, and reservoirs. Actually, there are at least five good reasons. Agencies such as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation have relied on VideoRay for ROVs to tackle various assignments, such as inspecting trash racks for buil...
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Nov
03

VideoRay Pro 4 Plucks Lost Cell Phone from Swedish Lake -- And It Still Works!

Ooops! You accidentally dropped your cell phone in a lake! It's as good as gone, right? That's what a young woman in Stockholm, Sweden thought when her phone suffered that soggy fate back in August. Fortunately, there's a very happy ending to this story, thanks to a commercial diver and his trusty VideoRay Pro 4. Not only did the diver recover the ...
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Oct
28

Insights: 5 Tips For Navigating VideoRay’s New Virtual Training Library

Looking for a reliable resource to better understand your VideoRay remotely operated vehicle (ROV)? Then check out our new Training Library! This is where you can find online lessons that are focused on technology, products, management, operation and maintenance of our ROVs. There are several sections of the library that you can access. Here are ti...
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Oct
19

VideoRay’s French Dealer Makes Volatile Discovery With Pro 4

​ Routine maintenance testing recently of a VideoRay Pro 4 off the coast of France led to an "explosive" encounter – a British mine from World War II that weighed nearly 1,800 pounds. The munition was neutralized last week by French authorities. The mine was discovered September 14 by VideoRay's French dealer, Neotek, between Groix and Lorient at a...
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Oct
15

Shipments Of Defender Systems To U.S. Navy Attract Local Newspaper's Attention

The Pottstown Mercury, our local daily newspaper, published an article today regarding our first shipments of Defender remotely operated vehicle (ROV) systems to the U.S. Navy as part of a $49 million dollar contract to deliver the Navy's Next Generation ROV. Read more about it here.  
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Oct
13

Insights: 6 Tips for Faster, Safer Drowning Victim Recoveries Using An ROV

​ A remotely operated vehicle (ROV) can play a critical role in drowning victim recoveries. But to get the most out of the equipment, it's best to plan ahead. Here are six tips to maximize the ROV's capabilities, provided by Tom Crossmon, who owns a consulting company in Duluth, Minn., and is also a VideoRay instructor and dealer. • Have the right ...
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Oct
05

Case Study Reveals Ideal Pairing of VideoRay ROVs and OnLogic Computers

See why OnLogic is the "perfect fit" for VideoRay's Mission Specialist remotely operated vehicles in this case study prepared by the global computer hardware company.  
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Oct
01

VideoRay Begins Shipping Defender Underwater Robot Systems To U.S. Navy

October 1, 2020 – Pottstown, PA – Following up on its recent announcement of another multi-million-dollar order for Defender underwater robot systems by the U.S. Navy, VideoRay has shipped units to the naval warfare service branch. The systems are being delivered with solutions from Greensea, Blueprint Subsea, Nortek and Eddyfi. These best-in ...
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Sep
21

VideoRay Makes A Big Splash Internationally

It's not every day that VideoRay makes the cover of a magazine, let alone one that has a worldwide distribution. But that's where we landed in the latest edition of International Ocean Systems magazine! Not only that, but the September/October issue includes a four-page article entitled "VideoRay: an American ROV story." The article was written by ...
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Sep
15

VideoRay ROVs Fully Embraced By Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency

To say the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) has found VideoRay remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) indispensable would be an understatement. The department has relied on its Defender and Pro 4 to assist with dozens of assignments, from criminal investigations to drowning recoveries. "We use them both in and out of state if requested.Many po...
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