Inuktun Sighting #63: Tour de French Alps

Inuktun Sighting #63: Tour de French Alps

When we think of the French Alps, we think of beautiful villas, picturesque mountains, and decadent pleasures like chocolate, cheese and wine.  But the Inuktun Europe (IE) team recently visited the area for a completely different endeavor. Responding to an invitation from EDF Energy, IE’s Technical Manager, Russell Fraser, and Business Development Manager, Julien Massé, travelled to an area near the Bournillon power plant in the French Alps to perform a penstock pipe inspection. Using the Versatrax 150™ system, they successfully demonstrated the crawler’s capabilities by driving the vehicle over a total distance of 160 metres, including maneuvering through a pipe branch at 100 metres, and climbing slippery slopes of up to 22 degrees. 

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Inuktun Sighting #22: Camera on Camera

Inuktun Sighting #22: Camera on Camera

If you think you may have spotted Inuktun’s Spectrum 90™ pan-tilt-zoom camera while watching the season premiere of History Channel’s television show, The Curse of Oak Island — you’re right. The show’s producers contacted Inuktun directly for a remote visual inspection camera to explore the 235 foot borehole, known as borehole 10- X, to determine whether there was a maze of underground treasure tunnels on Oak Island.

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