AQUABOTIX ANNOUNCES UPGRADED REMOTELY-OPERATED VEHICLES (ROVS) – THE HYDROVIEW PRO 7M/AQ FOR AQUACULTURE
HydroView Pro 7M/AQ is the intelligent solution for aquaculture applications, including site planning, net/fence inspections, fish population studies and food consumption analysis.
FALL RIVER, MA – September 18, 2015 – Aquabotix, a marine technology company delivering the accessibility of today’s consumer electronics products to the complex world of underwater ROVs, announced the immediate availability of its HydroView Pro 7M/AQ. Designed specifically for missions in finfish aquaculture, the HydroView Pro 7M/AQ is a configuration upgrade of Aquabotix’s successful HydroView Professional Series.
Affordable and easy-to-use, the HydroView ROV carries an onboard HD video camera and is controlled by intuitive iPad or laptop driving applications. Building upon its predecessor’s proven platform, the HydroView Pro 7M/AQ configuration includes:
● Seven Swiss Made High Torque Motors: 4 Thrusters and 3 Hovering/Pitch
● Sensor package including depth, temperature and orientation (compass). Additional available sensors: nitrate, dissolved oxygen, and pH
● 1080 p True HD Quality Camera with Continuous Focus and Tilt
● 100 m of Neutrally Buoyant Cable with AC Power
● Wireless Hand Controller
● Depth rating of 100 m
● Fish Plow for Mort Removal
● 2 Pounds of payload capacity for customer specific applications
● High Intensity LED lighting
HydroView Pro 7M/AQ is the newest and most cost effective piece of emerging technology for the Aquaculture industry. Safe, efficient and portable, the HydroView Pro 7M/AQ makes underwater observation and inspection simple. A single operator with minimal training controls the ROV from the comfort and safety of topside using Aquabotix’s iPad or laptop applications. From case to the water in under 3 minutes, the HydroView Pro is easy to deploy and requires no daily maintenance.
“We developed the HydroView Pro 7M/AQ with input from our aquaculture customers. It combines the finest features of HydroView Pro with the additional features most requested by farm operators,” said Durval Tavares, President & CEO, “The HydroView Pro 7M/AQ provides insights into daily farm activities that would otherwise be difficult or even dangerous to collect. The Pro is intuitive to drive, built with state of the art technology and offers the ultimate in underwater control.”
HydroView Pro 7M/AQ pricing starts at $30,000 and is currently available for order from Aquabotix resellers or through the Aquabotix website. For more information, please visit: http://www.aquabotix.com/ or call: (508) 676-1000. To view the HydroView Pro 7M/AQ in action at a fish farm, visit: http://www.aquabotix.com/videos.html.