remotely operated vehicle


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see submersiblesubmersible,
small, mobile undersea research vessel capable of functioning in the ocean depths. Development of a great variety of submersibles during the later 1950s and 1960s came about as a result of improved technology and in response to a demonstrated need for the capability
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remotely operated vehicle

[rə‚mōt·lē ‚äp·ə‚rād·əd ′vē·ə·kəl]
(oceanography)
A crewless submersible vehicle that is tethered to a vessel on the surface by a cable; it has a video camera, lights, thrusters that generally provide three-dimensional maneuverability, depth sensors, and a wide array of manipulative and acoustic devices, as well as special instrumentation to perform a variety of work tasks. Abbreviated ROV.
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A team of engineering professionals from the Deep Submergence Laboratory of Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, whose work in developing a remotely operated vehicle (ROV) prototype resulted in the first detailed deep-water video images of the sunken luxury ocean liner R.
17, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry Secretary Kathy Manderino today toured VideoRay, a Pottstown-based manufacturer of underwater remotely operated vehicles, and the Blue Bell (Central) campus of Montgomery County Community College (MCCC), as part of Gov.
Unmanned Underwater Vehicles Market - By Type (AUV, ROV, Hybrid); By Applications (Defense, Scientific and Academic Research, Commercial Exploration, Retrieval System); By ROV Class (Work, Observation) - With Forecast (2015 - 2020) Unmanned underwater vehicles are of two types Autonomous Underwater Vehicles and Remotely Operated Vehicles, main difference being that AUV does not require continuous human interference or control and operates according to the pre-programmed instructions while the ROV is controlled via an umbilical cord.
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