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VideoRay LABS

VideoRay
Labs

Applied Research & Emerging Technology

Applied Research
&
Emerging Technology

LEADING THE EVOLUTION

of unmanned systems control through cutting edge applied research in multimodal perception, man-machine teaming, and autonomy.

VideoRay has long been recognized as a trailblazer in the ROV industry, delivering cutting-edge and reliable underwater robotics technology. The acquisition of Blue Ring offers an amazing opportunity to quickly expand VideoRay’s expertise to drive leading-edge solutions that allow us to reimagine man-machine teaming and autonomy. Through the creation of VideoRay Labs, we are utilizing our combined technology, talent, and experience for emerging technology development and applied research with customers and industry partners.

LEADING THE EVOLUTION

 of unmanned systems control through cutting edge applied research in multimodal perception, man-machine teaming, and autonomy.

VideoRay has long been recognized as a trailblazer in the ROV industry, delivering cutting-edge and reliable underwater robotics technology. The acquisition of Blue Ring offers an amazing opportunity to quickly expand VideoRay’s expertise to drive leading-edge solutions that allow us to reimagine man-machine teaming and autonomy. Through the creation of VideoRay Labs, we are utilizing our combined technology, talent, and experience for emerging technology development and applied research with customers and industry partners.

Customers

TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS
for ROVs, USVs, and AUVs

OCTOCAM

Transformative Multi-View Perception and Multi-View Sensor Architecture for Enhanced Situational Awareness

your 360 images

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Multiview and 360º Perception
for ROVs, USVs, and AUVs

VideoRay Labs has a 360º camera and multimodal perception stack capable of delivering enhanced situational awareness (SA). The OctoCam™ is a customizable and versatile hardware/software stack for customers who desire more camera perception and situational awareness on their unmanned vehicles. OctoCam is capable of numerous 4K 60fps video streams with multiple compression settings for bandwidth limited environments that can be configured in any orientation to create the most complete, real-time common operating picture of the world for individuals and teams.

OCTOVIEW

A Cutting Edge Mixed Reality Interface for Pilots and Teams

Enhancing Unmanned Vehicle Control and Situational Awareness with Mixed Reality.

VideoRay Labs offers an extensible Mixed Reality GUI called OctoView. OctoView can be used as a common operating picture solution to integrate sensor data, telemetry, and maps into a mobile, immersive, synthetic interface serving as a cutting edge alternative to a PC or 2D display. OctoView provides unprecedented levels of situational awareness and high fidelity data streaming to improve operator performance, close quarter maneuvering, and manipulator task time thereby reducing the total time and cost of an operation.

Office of Naval Research Code 34 to utilize AR/VR for unmanned vehicle control of swarms through an SBIR Phase II.

Case Studies

Navy EOD PMS 408 and working with them on the MESR program of record

Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI).

Leadership

Casey Sapp

Casey is the Vice President of Strategy and Emerging Technologies at VideoRay where he oversees new product development, monetization, and special unmanned systems intitiatives.

Before joining VideoRay he founded Blue Ring Imaging which focused on Mixed Reality and perception solutions for maritime unmanned systems and was acquired by VideoRay in 2023. Beforehand, he started VRTUL, pioneering underwater camera innovations and partnering with major brands like BBC, National Geographic, SeaWorld, and OceanX.

Known for transforming intricate tech concepts into accessible and profitable solutions in growth technology companies, Casey is also an inventor of the world’s first 360° 3D underwater camera system, underwater 360° livestream (Good Morning America), and highest resolution underwater camera system in the world (MSG Sphere).

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Where to find us

VideoRay Labs is fortunate to be headquartered at the Maritime and Defense Technology Hub (The Hub) in the St. Petersburg Innovation District.  This workspace brings together the triple helix of innovation: industry, government, and academia – all under one roof.  Over 19 organizations, including VideoRay Labs are sub-tenants curated based on their alignment to the Grow Smarter and County target industries with particular attention on marine science, defense, and technology sectors.  Tenants benefit from their access to a wealth of networking resources, common meeting areas, and on-water access.