Deep Trekker Unveils New ROV Technology

Published: 05 Apr 2019

Deep Trekker DTG3 ROV

Deep Trekker, a manufacturer of remotely operated vehicles (ROVs), has announced the official launch of its new DTG3 ROV and the introduction of BRIDGE technology.

BRIDGE technology is comprised of custom hardware, software and integration, developed in response to a growing market demand. Utilizing the latest in technology, this platform will become the base for future products, new and advanced features and third-party integrations by Deep Trekker.

“BRIDGE allows the user to experience wireless control and viewing, multi-vehicle operation over the internet, and software upgrades from anywhere in the world,” says Chad Plesa-Naden, Embedded Systems Engineer Lead, Deep Trekker.

Deep Trekker’s robots are used by thousands of customers around the globe; for structural inspections, marine surveys, sample collection, drowning victim search and recovery, security checks and more. The introduction of the DTG3 ROV allows for advanced power, heightened capabilities and high-end performance.

Reaching depths of 305 meters (1000 ft), the DTG3 is designed to last longer with hybrid power providing 12-hour battery life. An enhanced viewing and recording experience provide smarter inspections with its live, 4K video and waterproof handheld controller.

“BRIDGE makes operating, viewing and recording better than ever seen before on Deep Trekker ROVs,” says Cody Warner, Sales Manager, Deep Trekker.

Coupled with the driving force of BRIDGE, the DTG3 provides advanced stability even in rough underwater environments; the freedom to move with direct sonar integration, and an automated station holding capable of rotating 270 degrees.

“With the launch of BRIDGE and our newest DTG3 ROV, we are ushering a new era of advanced functions and underwater technology,” says Sam Macdonald, President, Deep Trekker.

Deep Trekker will officially launch the DTG3 and BRIDGE technology at the Ocean Business 2019 exhibition.

Posted by Mike Ball Mike is our resident technical editor here at Unmanned Systems Technology. Combining his passions for teaching, advanced engineering and all things unmanned, Mike keeps a watchful eye over everything related to the unmanned technical sector. With over 10 years’ experience in the unmanned field and a degree in engineering, Mike’s been heading up our technical team here for the last 8 years.