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Ship repair is the first market to be targeted by AMBPR, as it has significant potential with 90

CGG's Sercel Buys Stake in Autonomous Robots Start-Up

France-based seismic data company CGG has informed that its subsidiary Sercel has acquired a 34% shareholding in AMBPR, a start-up company that designs and markets autonomous robots.The AMBPR robots are used for repairing (sanding and painting) of large metallic structures, used in the maritime and energy industries.

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Norbit Release ‘Winghead’ Multibeam Sonar

Norbit Subsea released Winghead, the latest addition to the Norbit family of multibeam sonars.The Winghead is a true 1024 beams multibeam echo sounder, with the Norbit curved arrays, a frequency agility from 200kHz to 700kHz and a resolution of 0.5 x 0.9 degrees at the center frequency of 400kHz. This

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Video: New Robotic LARS Put to the Test

Israeli technology startup Sealartec reports it has conducted full sea trials for its new robotic launch and recovery system (LARS) over recent weeks off Israel's northern shores. In a series of tests, Sealartec demonstrated its system's capability to perform precise and fully autonomous

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ROS Introduces Accu-Positioner

The Accu-positioner is a new ROS technology Pan & Tilt Positioner that features a reliable and rugged design and computer-controlled accuracy to +/- 0.1°. The Accu-positioner is controlled with COTS controllers, devices and ROS GUI with zero backlash and is depth rated to 6000 meters.www.rosys.com

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Seed Funding to Commercialize ANB's pH Sensing Tech

ANB Sensors reports it has secured "a sizeable, oversubscribed investment round" to enable commercialization of its novel calibration-free pH measuring technologiesThe financing is a co-investment by Hatch Blue, an early-stage aquaculture venture capital firm and angel investors, experienced

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Ocean Power Technologies Launches Hybrid PowerBuoy

Ocean Power Technologies, an ocean energy technology developer, has expanded its offering with the latest product called the hybrid PowerBuoy.The hybrid PowerBuoy is a buoy that offers remote power for subsea and topside applications, data communications, and a nominal 1.5-megawatt-hours of energy storage.

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NORBIT Launches New Multibeam Echo Sounder

NORBIT Subsea announced it has launched a new Integrated Ultra-high Resolution Multibeam Echo Sounder.The all new NORBIT WINGHEAD️ sonar joins the manufacturer's WBMS Product range of compact sonars. NORBIT claims the new product is the first cylindrical ultra-high resolution bathymetry sonar on the market.

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SBG Systems Unveils New Line of Miniature Inertial Sensors

SBG Systems introduced the third generation of its line of miniature inertial sensors called the Ellipse Series. This renewed product line benefits from a 64bit architecture allowing high precision signal processing. All the INS/GNSS now embed a dual-frequency, quad constellations GNSS receiver for

The PicoMB130 is launched alongside Picotech’s new USV, the PicoCAT.

Picotech Launches USV and Integrated Multibeam Echosounder

Picotech launched its PicoMB130 Surf, dubbed by the company as “the world’s smallest integrated Multibeam Echosounder.”The PicoMB-130 offers: • Integrated Multibeam Echosounder, Applanix POS MV GNSS+IMU, and SVS with optional acquisition PC, and autopilot, in the smallest form factor.

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RS Aqua launches WaveRadar REX2

RS Aqua launched its next generation WaveRadar, the WaveRadar REX2. In been in development for several years, the WaveRadar REX2 is half the size and weight of the legacy REX, consuming 10 times less power while offering a 25% greater range and still maintaining its accuracy.The WaveRadar REX2 is powered by a new Emerson microwave sensor,

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Bosch Rexroth Launches Subsea Clamping Cylinder for BSC

Bosch Rexroth has launched a new Subsea Clamping Cylinder for fully automatic Bend Stiffener Connectors (BSCs).The system is designed for use for up to 25 years, and, according to the company, is "impressive" with its high clamping forces, powerless holding operation, and easy installation with no need for manual work by divers.