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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Sep
10

Insights: 6 Tips For Using Greensea Workspace

 As one of our partners, Greensea Systems provides Workspace software for our remotely operated vehicles. This Insights article delves into six tips that make it easier to navigate within Workspace.
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Sep
08

Local Newspaper Spreads Word About VideoRay's U.S. Navy Order

The Pottstown Mercury, our local newspaper, provided great coverage of our latest U.S. Navy order. Check it out here.
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Sep
02

Pulse Quickens For HEART With Additional Drowning Recoveries

The pace of drowning victim recoveries has not let up for HEART, the Canadian underwater search and recovery squad. The team assisted with two drowning victim cases in August, with the VideoRay Pro 5 at the forefront of their efforts. That's in addition to two recovery responses in June. One of the recoveries in early August finally brought closure...
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Aug
31

U.S. Navy Places Order For Additional VideoRay Remotely Operated Vehicles Slated For Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD)

Future Navy capabilities enhanced with man-portable Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) with extensive EOD toolkit Pottstown PA - VideoRay announced that another multi-million dollar order for Defender ROV systems has been placed by the U.S. Navy. The purchase is under VideoRay's existing $49M contract to deliver the Navy's Next Generation ROV. The s...
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Aug
28

Three Pro 4s Pressed Into Action Following Minnesota Plane Crash

  A Minnesota search and rescue team deployed three of its VideoRay Pro 4s last week for a fatal plane crash in a Northern Minnesota lake. Two of the remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) were successful in recovering the victim from the wreckage. The crash occurred around 11 p.m. on August 20 at White Iron Lake, which is located within Superior N...
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Aug
17

New Pro 4 Now In Hands Of Seoul, South Korea Rescue Team

A rescue team in the capital of South Korea is now in possession of a new VideoRay Pro 4. The 119 Special Rescue Team of Seoul Fire and Disaster received the submersible on July 29 from Triton Hi-Tech, a VideoRay dealer in South Korea. The team conducted tests of remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) from three different companies before choosing Video...
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Aug
14

Insights: 11 Tips To Prep For A Recovery Operation

​ A recovery operation with a ROV requires a lot of preparation in advance. The last thing you want is to run into a snafu while trying to get the sub in the water or when it's submerged. Here is a quick rundown of 11 prep tips to consider: All personnel involved in the recovery operation should be properly trained and understand the potential risk...
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Aug
12

Insights: 7 Troubleshooting Tips For ROV Operational Problems

​ If you've run into a problem operating your VideoRay ROV, here are seven basic troubleshooting guidelines that could be helpful in addressing the situation: Review the user manual to see if an issue can be answered. Each system comes with a manual and the latest versions are stored on our website at https://videoray.com/support/manuals.html . Sus...
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Aug
04

Insights: 10 Tips To Consider Before Entering Confined Spaces

Depending on the assignment, you may encounter confined spaces or cluttered areas when operating your ROV. Under such circumstances, you need to consider several things before proceeding: Do you truly need to enter the confined space or area? The best way to mitigate risks is to avoid them all together. Do you have permission to enter the confined ...
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