Oceaneering Secures Maintenance and Inspection Contract with GOLAR for FLNG
Posted: 2020-3-26Houston, March 25, 2020 – Oceaneering International, Inc. (Oceaneering) has been awarded a contract by Golar LNG for a FLNG vessel maintenance build, and inspection and maintenance program.
The scope of work – commencing in January 2020 – will include an asset register build, a full maintenance build program, a risk-based inspection assessment, and the development of a corrosion management strategy. Oceaneering will add valuable insight through thorough forensic maintenance and inspection planning, detai...Read More.
Olympus Scientific Cloud 3.0 Delivers Even More Value
Posted: 2020-3-25Data handling can be heavy, disorganized and complicated, but the Olympus Scientific Cloud (OSC) version 3.0 offers powerful new tools that simplify it, enabling users to leverage the Internet of Things and Industry 4.0 for their inspection and analytical applications. Accessed directly from the Olympus-IMS website, users will experience a streamlined UI, a new App Marketplace, instrument fleet and personnel management tools, cloud data storage and more.
The OSC 3.0 is a single-s...Read More.
Eddyfi on Demand E-Learning Platform Available Now
Posted: 2020-3-24At Eddyfi Technologies, our mission is to push the limits of Advanced NDT to new heights. While this remains a challenging time for us all globally, we are inspired to empower our community to achieve new NDT levels and prepare for what comes after.
We introduce Eddyfi on Demand, an online platform accessible to those suddenly finding themselves more often in front of a screen rather than out in the field performing an inspection. Fill your schedule with webinars, how-to videos, informative techn...Read More.
Why the FAA’s Remote ID Proposal Isn’t a Good Solution
Posted: 2020-3-23The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently proposed its rule to require all UAVs flying in the USA to broadcast Remote ID messages. The FAA’s NPRM (Notice of Proposed Rule Making) calls Remote ID "the ability of an unmanned aircraft in flight to provide certain identification and location information that people on the ground and other airspace users can receive", and details a Remote ID specification that requires every aircraft, and every drone, to continually broadcast its identity and location t...Read More.
ViewTech Starts the Year with Record Sales
Posted: 2020-3-23With a strong emphasis being placed on remote visual inspections (RVI) and nondestructive testing (NDT) throughout many industries, ViewTech Borescopes has started the year with a record number of sales and looks to continue the trend with another year-over-year sales increase. ViewTech highlights the addition of two of their newest clients that kicked off 2020 by adding a VJ-3 video borescope to their inspection tool kit: Central Copters of Belgrade, Montana and MATCOR Metal Fabrication of Morton, Illinois...Read More.
Forbes Reports on Using AI in Industrial Quality
Posted: 2020-3-23Artificial intelligence (AI) is all the rage now. I like to say it’s both one of the most overhyped and most underestimated concepts out there. Overhyped, because it seems that pretty much anything anybody is doing now has claims of using AI. (The AI-enabled robotic pizza maker struck me as pretty nonsensical.) Underestimated, because even with all that, I don’t think we’ve really begun to understand the technological revolutions AI can unleash.
For Neurala, Inc., one such revolution is in potent...Read More.
Eddyfi Acquires Halfwave and ART Technology
Posted: 2020-3-23Eddyfi/NDT announced today the acquisition of Halfwave, headquartered in Bergen, Norway . Halfwave is the owner of the proprietary Acoustic Resonance Technology (ART), an ultrasound-based technique which allows high-precision measurements in imperfect conditions and without the need for liquid couplant. The company is currently active worldwide in the field of Subsea inspection and Pipeline inline inspection (ILI). The company has over 70 employees and additional offices in Oslo, Norway and Houston TX, USA....Read More.
Tony Tether Joins MISTRAS as Advanced Technical Solutions Consultant
Posted: 2020-3-23MISTRAS Group, Inc. (MG), a leading "one source" global provider of technology-enabled asset protection solutions, announced Dr. Anthony J. "Tony" Tether has joined MISTRAS as its Advanced Technical Solutions Consultant.
The addition of Dr. Tether – the former Director (2001-2009) of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) – helps to further MISTRAS’ footprint in the high-technology sector now and into the future. Dr. Tether will leverage his deep catalog of industry knowledge and network t...Read More.
Black Swift Technologies Unveils New Automated Industrial Inspection Drone
Posted: 2020-3-23Black Swift Technologies (BST), a specialized engineering firm based in Boulder, Colorado, announced the availability of the Black Swift E2 UAS, an American-made, advanced unmanned aerial system (UAS) specifically designed for automated industrial and structural inspections.
Its advanced navigation enables the Black Swift E2 to conduct highly accurate, up-close inspections of infrastructures like wind turbines, even in extreme environmental conditions. Leveraging advances in computer vision and machine l...Read More.
Teledyne e2v to Continue the Manufacture of High Resolution CCDs
Posted: 2020-3-23Teledyne e2v, part of the Teledyne Imaging group, stated today that it will continue its role as a long-term partner in the development, fabrication, and supply of CCD detectors to the high science market – including space exploration, Earth observation, and ground-based scientific endeavours in the fields of microscopy, spectroscopy and astronomy.
As a longstanding supplier to the European Space Agency (ESA), NASA, ESO, and JAXA, e2v understands well the required diligence of delivering science-level vi...Read More.