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Up to date news from a global leader in Underwater ROV technology.
Jul
02

VideoRay Offices Closed Friday, July 3 For 4th Of July Holiday

VideoRay's offices in Pennsylvania will be closed on Friday, July 3, in celebration of the July 4th holiday. We thank everyone on the frontlines who are devoted to preserving the freedoms we enjoy in the United States. We wish you all an enjoyable and safe holiday weekend. 
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Jul
01

South Korean Rescue Team Brings New VideoRay Pro 4 Onboard

​ The Busan 119 Nakdong River Water Rescue Team in Busan, South Korea, recently purchased a VideoRay Pro 4 remotely operated vehicle (ROV) to support its operations. The Nakdong River is one of the largest rivers in South Korea, and the 119 Water Rescue Team is responsible for overseeing safety, search and rescue activities along the river. Prior t...
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Jun
23

There's Still Time To Sign Up For The VideoRay-Sonardyne Webinar This Thursday!

There are still some openings for the upcoming webinar this Thursday (June 25) entitled VideoRay vehicles + Sonardyne acoustics. The winning formula for your next underwater operation. This webinar will provide insights on how to select the right submersible and underwater tracking system for your next search-and-rescue, inspection or survey m...
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Jun
18

VideoRay Pro 4 Proves Its Worth In Five Recent Drowning Victim Recoveries

Within the span of two days last week, five people were victims of apparent drownings in Colorado. And another person reportedly drowned this past Tuesday while swimming in Maryland. As fate would have it, a VideoRay Pro 4 submersible was relied on to locate and recover five of the bodies. Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) used its Pro 4 ...
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Jun
17

VideoRay & Sonardyne To Present Webinar June 25 On Product Integration's "Winning Formula"

VideoRay is partnering with Sonardyne to present a webinar on June 25 entitled VideoRay vehicles + Sonardyne acoustics. The winning formula for your next underwater operation. In this jointly-hosted webinar, Rob Cornick, vehicle specialist from VideoRay, and Tom Bennetts, pro-user of Ultra-Short BaseLine acoustic tracking systems from Sonardyn...
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Jun
03

VideoRay & ECHO81 Devise Innovative Method For Flooded Member Detection Surveys Using Defender ROV

(The following is a joint press release by VideoRay and ECHO81). VideoRay, a global leader in inspection-class ROVs, has implemented the new groundbreaking ISFMD Flooded Member Detection (FMD) system manufactured by Impact Subsea, a UK-based subsea technology company specializing in high-performance sensors, as an available option for their Mission...
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Jun
01

Case Study Highlights How VideoRay Benefits From Bender Electrical Monitoring Components

Bender, a VideoRay supplier that provides electrical monitoring components for our ROV control consoles, has posted on its website today a blog entitled "Case Study: VideoRay and Underwater Electrical Safety." For over 80 years, Bender's mission has been to make electrical power safe. Discover how VideoRay and Bender technologies mesh well tog...
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May
21

PA State Police Use Defender To Help Recover Drowning Victim

Members of t he Pennsylvania State Police Marine Operations Unit in Philadelphia, which recently acquired a VideoRay Defender for search and rescue efforts, found themselves transporting the submersible to the other side of the state earlier this week to assist with a drowning victim recovery effort. According to news reports, a 10-year-old boy acc...
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May
20

VideoRay Shares Views On Defense Industry Innovations In Latest Edition of Marine Technology Reporter

The May edition of Marine Technology Reporter features a roundtable discussion with ROV industry leaders, including Chris Gibson, VideoRay's Vice President of Sales, Marketing & Business Development, about subsea innovations in the defense industry. Check out the insights here.
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May
13

VideoRay Defender Plays Major Role In "The Blowfish Project"

​ The VideoRay Defender is prominently mentioned in an article recently published online titled "Code Name - The Blowfish Project: DTRA Securing the Waterways." The article, which appears on the Defense Visual Information Distribution Service website, delves into the activities of the research and development arm of the U.S. Defense Threat Reductio...
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May
04

VideoRay Uses COVID-19 Limitations To Enhance Customer Delivery Experience

VideoRay is no stranger to remote collaborative meeting technology. Since a major expansion in 2013, all functions except Engineering moved to a larger office building in Pottstown, leaving Engineering a 15-minute drive away in Phoenixville. Since then, weekly meetings have been by teleconference, with many employees participating from remote locat...
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Apr
27

VideoRay And Sonardyne Demonstrate Benefits Of Combined Technologies

VideoRay LLC and Sonardyne International Ltd. have been working together to demonstrate enhanced remotely operated vehicle (ROV) operations through integration with positioning systems.  UK-based underwater positioning specialist Sonardyne initially integrated Micro-Ranger 2 Ultra-Short BaseLine (USBL) technology with VideoRay's Mission Specia...
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Apr
24

VideoRay ROV At Center Of Action On New Netflix Teen Drama Show

Who would've thought a VideoRay ROV would have a guest role on a new Netflix teen mystery/drama series? But there it is, caught in action on the show Outer Banks. Debuting on April 15, Outer Banks has as its premise: "On an island of haves and have-nots, teen John B enlists his three best friends to hunt for a legendary treasure linked to his ...
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Apr
15

VideoRay and Depro partner for lighter, less expensive underwater operations equipment

Depro AS and VideoRay LLC have jointly announced a new partnership to develop and field lighter and less expensive equipment for underwater operations, primarily in the oil and gas sector. Depro AS, with headquarters in Bryne, Norway, is a leading Engineering, Procurement, Construction (EPC) supplier with expertise in building remotely operated too...
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Apr
09

VideoRay Employees Join Fight Against COVID-19

VideoRay employee Tim Good didn't have to think twice when asked to help take up the fight against COVID-19. "A longtime friend of mine called me and asked if I would join a group that was in urgent need of 500 protective face shields for first responders," said Good, an engineering associate. The friend knew Good had access to two 3D printers at V...
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Apr
03

Beautiful Norwegian Lake Is Perfect Backdrop For Winning Photo

Jan Henrik Bentsen didn't need a fancy camera setup to capture a breathtaking photo of a VideoRay Defender perched beside a lake that's surrounded by snow-dusted mountains in southern Norway. The panoramic shot captured first place in our 2019 photo contest, and with good reason. It's as if the Defender and the natural surroundings were meant for e...
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Apr
01

Greensea’s New Ship Hull Crawler Technology Launches with VideoRay Defender ROV

​ Greensea, creator of OPENSEA®, the open architecture robotics platform for the marine industry, has developed a new hull crawler that easily attaches a Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) to a ship hull without magnetics and allows the operator to "drive" the ROV and payloads over the hull. Initial hull crawlers are designed to work exclusively with ...
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Mar
26

VideoRay and ECS Special Projects Announce New Integration Partnership Focused on Military and Commercial Opportunities

March 26, 2020 – VideoRay LLC and ECS Special Projects Ltd. have announced a new collaborative agreement aimed at expanding the capabilities of their products for military applications and the commercial market. ECS Special Projects Ltd., which is based in the United Kingdom, has developed the Viper Mine Disposal System for the VideoRay Mission Spe...
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Mar
18

Blueprint Lab and VideoRay Team Up with New Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Tool for U.S. Navy

March 18, 2020 -- Pottstown, Pa. -- Blueprint Lab and VideoRay LLC have jointly announced a new partnership to further integrate and field Blueprint Lab's Reach Alpha , the world's smallest, lightest, subsea manipulator system. A key application of this technology is rendering safe underwater mines on ships, shipping lanes, ports, and offshore...
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Mar
17

VideoRay Employees Tackle Problem Solving with Guidance from Delaware Valley Industrial Resource Center

Twenty VideoRay employees used training they recently received from the Delaware Valley Industrial Resource Center (DVIRC) to begin solving some real-time issues facing the Pottstown company. Jeff Kopenitz, a DVIRC instructor, met with the employees during two sessions, one in February and one in March. Four more sessions are scheduled before the e...
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