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At the Indian Naval Swavlamban2023 event, a groundbreaking innovation captured the spotlight – the EyeROV TUNA, India’s inaugural commercial Underwater Drone/Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV), developed by EyeROV Technologies Pvt Ltd. This pioneering technology promises to revolutionize underwater exploration and inspection capabilities.
The EyeROV TUNA is classified as an observation class ROV, boasting the remarkable ability to descend to depths of up to 100 meters while providing high-definition live video feeds. Equipped with dual HD cameras, it offers users multiple real-time perspectives, delivering a comprehensive view of the underwater world. Furthermore, its extended endurance, courtesy of multiple batteries, and an impressive tether length of up to 300 meters make it an ideal choice for a wide range of moderately demanding underwater inspections and operations.
One of the standout features of the TUNA STD is its adaptability, designed to accommodate custom payloads tailored to specific operational needs. With a selection of attachments and sensors, it can be configured to address various underwater tasks and missions with precision.
This tethered underwater vehicle boasts six degrees of freedom and a robotic arm, providing unparalleled versatility for a multitude of tasks. In particular, it simplifies the process of underwater hull inspection, making it more efficient and effective than ever before.
The EyeROV TUNA represents a significant advancement in India’s capabilities for underwater exploration and inspection, with the potential to serve a variety of industries, including maritime, offshore energy, and environmental monitoring. It underscores the nation’s commitment to innovation and technological progress in the field of underwater robotics.
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