Underwater Drone Buyers Guide?

Interesting to see a “buyers guide” for ROVs but we find it a bit skewed towards the Chinese-made, consumer units and doesn’t provide much about more robust, frequent-use, commercial ROVs available. Still, a good starter’s guide:

ROV images of plane wreck

The US’ National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has released ROV video and still images of wreckage from a cargo plane that crashed off Hawaii on July 2nd: hawaiinewsnow.com 10jul21 The wreckage is too deep for divers to reach so ROV/submersible recovery plans are being made to further investigate the cause of the dual engine failure.

Asset inspections using ROVs

So good to see ROVs routinely in use in commercial applications like underwater asset inspections. Here is another example of a company in Holland that recently added ROVs to their “drone” fleet. Full article at: Hellenicshippingnews.com 20jan21


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ROVorb Controller

Manoeuvre an ROV with just one hand!

Our world-first, remote controller plugs into your topside computer via USB and allows full control of your underwater ROV with just one-hand. Gently push, twist and/or roll the orb in the direction that you want your vehicle to move: ascend/descend, yaw, pitch, roll, strafe, or forward/reverse.

Buttons can be mapped in QGC to your personal preference to control other functions, like LED brightness, control mode, arm/disarm, etc.

Operates smoothly in four degrees-of-freedom (4DoF) for the BlueROV2 and is capable of six degrees-of-freedom (6DoF) for the BlueROV2 Heavy configuration.