MaggHD™ in High Demand

MaggHD™ in High Demand

When we first conceived the MaggHD™ miniature magnetic crawler we were pretty sure we would see strong interest from our core customers, but we’ve been pleasantly surprised by the level of excitement and acceptance across a wide range of industries. And, as with so many of our Multi-Mission Modular (IM3) systems, we’ve been offering customized versions for special applications… and more are on the way. Even though it’s only been one year since we officially launched the new crawler system, it has already seen extensive use across a range of industries, including renewable energy, petrochemical, offshore oil and gas, nuclear, marine and more.

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Understanding the Difference between SD and HD Recording File Storage Requirements

Understanding the Difference between SD and HD Recording File Storage Requirements

The consumer market moved to High Definition (HD) video a long time ago, but the industrial inspection industry is still in the process of making the transition. Most of the systems and cameras we sell are still Standard Definition (SD), but we predict that HD will take over within three years.

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“XY” Crawler Leads to Autonomous Operations

“XY” Crawler Leads to Autonomous Operations

As part of our self-imposed mandate to provide operators with low risk remote inspection solutions for in-situ assessments and asset integrity management, we’re always looking for ways to make things faster, simpler and more cost-effective. One operational challenge that makes some inspections inefficient, or even inaccurate, is the need to turn or steer a remotely operated crawler vehicle. It is almost impossible steer to a precise angle, so it is difficult to ensure complete coverage of a surface or area. So, what’s the solution? We think we’re onto something with one of our newest development projects… dubbed the “XY” crawler (ok… it’s still in development, but the real product name is coming soon, we promise).

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