Deep Trekker Integrates TriTech MicronNav UBSL Positioning System for DTG2 Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV).
Ayr, Ontario October 21, 2014. Today Deep Trekker announced their newest advancement to the Deep Trekker DTG2 Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) product line with the integration of the TriTech MicronNav Positioning System. Piloting the Deep Trekker ROVs are extremely easy to do, although there is an added complexity when you cannot see where the ROV is underwater. With this new integration, operators can map the path that the Deep Trekker ROV takes while completing underwater inspections.
Unlike traditional GPS which cannot work underwater, the TriTech MicronNav USBL (Ultra Short BaseLine) Position System uses acoustics to communicate with the topside USBL dunking transducer. Reporting live the position of the launch site or vessel as well as the Deep Trekker ROV. “This new integration is a game changer for the Deep Trekker DTG2 ROV,” commented Sam Macdonald Deep Trekker President. “Not only do we provide a robust and maneuverable ROV for an affordable price, but we now also provide the sophisticated options previously only available on much larger, costly and cumbersome ROVs.”
Industries such as search & rescue, police evidence retrieval, oil and gas, and vessel haul inspections are just some of the areas where the integration of TriTech MicronNav USBL Positioning system will be extremely useful. Maps can even be overlaid onto the software in real time for real world positioning. With an impressive range of tracking, up to 500 meters horizontally and 150 meters vertically, the Deep Trekker Remotely Operated Vehicles can complete more sophisticated work than ever before.
The list continues to grow as Deep Trekker works on integrating more sensors and systems for the market. More information can be found on the Deep Trekker website about the TriTech MicronNav as well as other integrations such as the TriTech Micron Sonar and Cygnus Thickness Gauge.
Interested in the Deep Trekker MicronNav integration? Read more about the product here.
About Deep Trekker
Deep Trekker Inc. was founded in 2010 with a mission to bring a fully capable yet portable and accessible remotely operated vehicle to market. The company is headquartered in Ayr, Ontario Canada, with engineering and manufacturing all completed in house. Based on a clean sheet design, the premiere product, the DTG2 was introduced in limited run in August 2011. With Deep Trekker products working in 36 countries in industries including fisheries, research, nuclear power, police search and rescue, commercial diving, construction, engineering, potable water systems, and recreation, the DTG2 is proven to be easy to use, robust, and entertaining.
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