Inuktun Sighting #77: Oceanvision and the Ex Spectrum 90™

Inuktun Sighting #77: Oceanvision and the Ex Spectrum 90™

Regular readers might remember a recent blog post that showed an explosion proof camera system developed by Oceanvision, Pte. in Singapore. When they had a need for an IECEx Zone 1 rated camera system, they went looking on the market. But they had no luck. So, instead, they decided to build their own. Rather than develop everything from the ground up, they contacted Inuktun and purchased our Spectrum 90™ PTZ cameras, with a specialized control interface to work with their Ex rated PC system. Even though the Spectrum cameras are not (yet) certified for use in explosive atmospheres, Oceanvision’s engineers were able to achieve compliance with the IECEx directives by denying power to the camera until it was fully submerged (reminiscent of a similar Inuktun project for Lateral AS).

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Inuktun Sighting #68: Toshiba employs Inuktun Robots for Fukushima Nuclear Remediation

Inuktun Sighting #68: Toshiba employs Inuktun Robots for Fukushima Nuclear Remediation

It’s been almost six years since a major earthquake triggered a meltdown at the Fukushima nuclear power plant. A lot of work has been done to investigate and remediate the site, but there is still a long way to go – especially when it comes to the area directly below the reactor core (an area known as the pedestal).  Due to high radiation levels and limited access, it is one of the most challenging areas to inspect and evaluate.

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