Sunday, May 08, 2005

VideoRay Underwater Robot

Video Ray offers a complete line of underwater ROVs for use from entertainment to serious exploring. Carrying a 420-line color camera their smallest ROV, Scout, can submerge to depths of up to 300ft and costs about $6k.

Deep Blue, Video Ray's premium ROV carries two cameras, one front and one back. The 520-line color front camera can be remotely tilted and focused. The robot also returns depth information, heading and sports a scanning sonar system. Deep Blue can dive to depths of 1,000 feet and costs about $46.5k.