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Deep Trekker Showcases the Fun of Underwater Exploration to the Monaco Yacht Show

The Monaco Yacht Show is about to get a little more luxurious with the Deep Trekker team showcasing their premiere yachting tool and toy at booth QS23. Along with their 250 gallon demonstration tank, visitors can experience firsthand the fun of piloting the easy to use remotely operated vehicle (ROV). The show, taking place from September 24th to 27th is home to some of the most expensive yachts in the world, making it the ideal location to showcase the immense possibilities for exploration w...

Affordable Mini ROV Deep Trekker Performs Potable Water Tank Inspections Like a Pro

In-tank water tower inspections completed with Deep Trekker DTG2 Remotely Operated Vehicles. This video describes how mini ROVs can be used to efficiently and easily complete inspections of potable water towers. Piloting a Remotely Operated Vehicle to complete water tank inspections saves time and money as well as keeps divers away from unnecessary risk. Using the live video feed from the ROV camera, pilots complete the inspection topside while recording everything the ROV sees. Simultaneousl...

Deep Trekker travels to Messena, NY for an Intake Dam inspection using the Deep Trekker DTG2 Mini Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV)

It was one of those calls you just love to get as a manufacturer – a call from a happy customer asking you to come and check out what they do; a call that lets you go check out how your products are being used to save money and reduce risk in the real world. I got the call on a Tuesday afternoon from Brett “Ferg” Fergerson, a loyal Deep Trekker customer working for Global Contracting on a dam project in Messena, NY. Ferg had been using his Deep Trekker on this job previously, and invited me...

Deep Trekker Remotely Operated Vehicle Retrieves 30ft Intake Pipe

Deep Trekker DTG2 Worker ROV has successfully retrieved a 30ft intake pipe, resulting in 20,000 dollars of savings for one British Colombia based company.  When a crane operator accidentally reeled in a pinched cable holding a 30ft intake pipe, the cable snapped, dropping both the pipe and the rigging block of the crane into 230 feet of open water. The loss of the pipe itself, along with the added down-time and delays involved to retrieve the pipe could have cost the company approximately ...

Deep Trekker will be Catching Fish at ICAST 2014 with the DTG2 ROV in Orlando, FL

WATERLOO, ONTARIO, CANADA July 11th, 2014. Deep Trekker today announced they will for the first time showcase their underwater Remotely Operated Vehicles to the fishing world at ICAST in Orlando. The team will be bringing their 250 gallon demonstration tank and their premiere underwater exploration tool to the show, July 15th – 18th. The DTG2 underwater Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) is the ultimate tool and toy to discover fish habitat, watch bait activity, discover fish behavior, find reef...

Closure for the Reiner family after a long winter of searching

The body of 5 year old Robbie Reiner was found yesterday after he went missing December 26, 2013 and had presumably fell into the Ninth River close to his home. In this harsh and long winter, the waters were extremely dangerous for police and divers to search the area for the young boy. During the winter months, a team of volunteers deployed a Deep Trekker ROV to continue the search in a more safe manner as the weather conditions worsened.  With improvements in the weather after months of s...

The global ROV market is estimated to be $1.2 billion in 2014 and is expected to register a CAGR of 20.11% in 2019.

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the Global Unmanned Underwater Vehicles Market 2014-2019: ROV and AUV Vehicles for Defense, Oil and Gas & Scientific Research report to their offerings. The market is estimated to be $457 million in 2014 and is expected to register a CAGR of 31.95% in 2019. The global unmanned underwater vehicles (UUV) market research report includes the remotely operated vehicles (ROV) and autonomous underwater vehicles (AUV) market. This report provides...

Deep Trekker Interviewed on CTV National News

Deep Trekker was consulted by CTV National News to comment on how ROVs are currently being used in the search of South Korean Sewol Ferry and other underwater disasters. Deep Trekker ROVs are currently being used in South Korea to search for victims of the crash around the sea floor as well as in the hull, where it is extremely dark, cold and dangerous for divers to search. CTV National News has been a leader in coverage as the news story of the ferry crash has developed, requesting that Deep...

Deep Trekker DTG2 ROV Aids in the Recovery Investigation of South Korea Ferry.

The dangerous waters in South Korea have made the search and recovery efforts for the Ferry Sewol disaster on April 16th, 2014 painstakingly difficult. With the death toll rising to beyond 120 victims, Websolus Co., Ltd. - a Deep Trekker dealer in South Korea, has offered the help of the DTG2 ROV to carry out the inspections without putting more divers at risk. The use of ROVs in such a dire situation, allows searchers to inspect areas that are too dangerous for divers to search for possible ...

Deep Trekker DTG2 Mini ROV becomes part of the Stockbridge Advanced Underwater Robotics Team in Palau

Stockbridge High School added Robotics to the curriculum 5 years ago as a replacement for the school store/ advanced markering program. The program started out using lego mindstorms and has since added the vex robotics system. In 2010 they added underwater robotics for the advanced students. The underwater robotics curriculum has grown from one initial class of 4 students to two classes of twenty students in the last three years. In 2012 the students in the advanced underwater robotics class...
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