Subsea Positioning Solutions for Seatronics30/03/2012
|Seatronics will take delivery of a full suite of subsea positioning solutions worth more than EUR1.4 million from iXBlue. The procurement includes a number of GAPS pre-calibrated USBL systems, PHINS subsea and ROVINS Inertial Navigation Systems (INS) together with a quantity of Generation 4 OCTANS subsea gyros. All these systems incorporate iXBlue’s maintenance-free Fibre Optic Gyro (FOG) technology.|
Since the introduction of GAPS in the offshore industry more than 6 years ago, operators have been impressed by the accuracy, reliability and portability of this innovative system which combines acoustic positioning and inertial navigation technologies. GAPS is designed for high-accuracy tracking of ROVs, AUVs, sonar and other towed sensors. As the most accurate USBL in its class, it can operate from deep to extremely shallow water and demonstrates matchless performance in challenging environments where conventional USBL systems fall short.
The ubiquitous OCTANS Subsea gyrocompass has been chosen by Seatronics as it delivers the performance, reliability and ease of use demanded by their worldwide customer base. An additional attraction of the Generation 4 OCTANS is that it can be upgraded easily to ROVINS to provide the benefits of inertial positioning.
The PHINS Subsea is used in most demanding subsea positioning applications such as metrology or pipeline out of straightness surveys. All of iXBlue’s INS products can be integrated with DVL and other aiding sources to deliver robust and flexible positioning solutions for any subsea application.
Read more about:
Tracking USBL Offshore Positioning sonar
More news from this supplier:
iXBlue Expands Operations in Brazil
OCTANS and PHINS to be Exported under Commercial Regulations
USBL System for Mexican Market
ComMet System Used for Bonga Metrology
iXBlue at OI China 2013
DP-PHINS Completed 'Failure Mode Effect Analysis' Trials
Forum Subsea Rentals Adds More iXBlue Systems
DP-PHINS Adds to Acoustics
iXBlue to Launch ComMet and GAPS NG
iXBlue’s First User Conference
Optech to Present at OI China 2014
Side-scan Sonar Operations and Maintenance Seminar
UTEC Survey Completes Infield AUV Inspection
Hydro14 Programme Finalised
Aviation Module for SevenCs‘ Kernel Version
Workshop Changing Oceans And Industry Futures
Teledyne RESON Acquires Business From ATLAS HYDROGRAPHIC
Oceaneering International Orders Six Deep-water DVLs
Galileo Satellites Lose Way in Space After Launch
Optech at SMART Geospatial Expo 2014 in South Korea
comments powered by Disqus
White Shark Attack on WHOI REMUS Captured on Camera
A 3-metre-long white shark tried to have a REMUS AUV belonging to WHOI for lunch and the action was filmed by the AUV's camera. In this broadcast, WHOI researchers provide background to the attack, in which the shark's jaws exerted a pressure of 2 tons per inch to the ABC news item reporter.