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Innovative Technology

The Nova Ray® ROV, with its patented arcuate wing design, and technology composition solves long-time industry struggles with cable drag in strong
currents and utilizes unequaled underwater Speed, Maneuverability, Availability,
Reduced Cost and Technology.

We call this our SMART Solution

  • Fast to deploy
    • Flies in commercial airline cases - 70lbs. No crane or special transportation
    • Can be assembled and launched in 30 minutes
  • Fast in the water
  • Free flight at 4-6 knots
  • Tows up to 9 knots
  • Maneuvers up, down, left, right, backwards, forwards and can turn
    on a 360 degree point
  • Can be controlled while being towed and can hover in a specific position
  • Nova Ray® provides the fastest, most comprehensive response and deployment
    time in the industry - our Right Now guarantee
Reduced Cost
  • Nova Ray® can reduce survey and pipeline inspection costs by up to 50%
Technologically Advanced
  • The Nova Ray® is the only ROV that can use Side Scan Sonar (SSS) and Forward Scan Sonar (FSS) while under tow
  • Operates in currents up to 9 knots and at depths up to 1,000 feet
  • The Nova Ray®s maneuverability provides the advantage over traditional towed torpedo Side Scan Sonar (SSS) that have no steering capabilities
  • Patented arcuate wing design delivers stability, reduces cable drag
    and reduces wear
  • Nova Ray is the only ROV capable of using Side Scan Sonar (SSS),
    Forward Scan Sonar (FSS), and two cameras simultaneously for the ultimate
    in accurate positioning, video and data capture
  • Lightweight modular design allows for field-based service and changes
    to onboard sensors