July 2017 – MicronNav USBL System

Vocean recently acquired a Tritech MicronNav USBL system.  Acoustic positioning  will compliment the equipment suite Vocean offer for inshore  and environmental surveys.  Using the most up to date version of SeanetPro,  GPS data can now be added to the ROV Video overlay  and mission plans involving grid searches or run lines are now a capability. […]

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Feb 2016 – Dynamic Photogrammetry System

Susbsequent to  successfully achieving 3D visualisation with an experimental camera system last October. Vocean engineers have designed and manufactured  a complete  Photogrammetry System for the Falcon ROV.  This attaches to the front of the ROV. The stills cameras are mounted on a rotating bar which is driven from the ROV main camera tilt system. Thus […]

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Jan 2016 – ROV Control Van Fit Out

The Vocean Falcon ROV system now has a fully fitted control van. A four wheel box trailer with 6’6 headroom accommodates Pilot, Observer and Client seating. The Pilot and Observer sit in front of a six monitor video wall which provides  Pilot Video, DVR out, Sonar, Observer PC and additional information. Multi switching allows configuration […]

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Oct 2015 – 3D Visualisation solution

At short notice, Vocean were requested to measure the width and depth of a suspected crack within a concrete lined pipe. Having considered numerous solutions ranging from simple measurement tools placed in view of the crack, to  laser based geometric methods, Vocean engineers decided on 3D visualisation.  By taking multiple still images from a variety […]

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Oct 2014 – Doppler Velocity Log Trial

RDI   Explorer DVL  fitted to a SeaEye Falcon DR  for evaluation during a 1Km tunnel survey. Vocean met the challenge for communications interfacing in short time.  Trials conducted in conjunction with RDI site engineers yielded promising results, which allow accurate distance travelled information for the ROV.

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Oct 2014 – Video Overlay Captioning

A Tunnel survey contract required  textual captioning to be flashed up on the recorded video in real time.  A market search failed to find a suitable system. In a matter of days, Vocean engineers created a captioning tool which allows edited text to be posted ‘on the fly’ and then removed after a short time. […]

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