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Changing how Subsea Video and Imaging
are Captured, Stored and Viewed.

Cathx Ocean design, manufacture and supply advanced subsea imaging and measurement systems. These include cameras, lighting, lasers, machine vision and data management tools for all deep sea vehicles.


Lasers are rapidly finding their way into the subsea industry due to their ability to generate high-quality inspection data. As a result, the latest developments on EIVA NaviSuite include support for Cathx’s subsea laser scanner, which offers data of impressive resolution and detail… 

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The Surveyor Interceptor Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) had its first commercial outing in the North Sea. The Cathx imaging system was used to capture high resolution UHD still images over 8,000 kilometres of pipelines at a range of 5m and at an average speed of 3.33 knots. The data acquired was of very high quality and available for processing and analysis continuously on the Edda Fonn support vessel.

In early 2015 Reach Subsea and MMT Sweden completed successful offshore tests on the new Surveyor Interceptor ROV and has recently completed its first commercial deployment.
Cathx Ocean were commissioned by MMT to provide a full imaging system including a dual mode laser profiler and still imaging system with synchronized lighting, lasers and pilot video camera. This system is capable of capturing UHD still images and high density 3D point cloud while travelling at speeds of 4knots at a range of 5m.

Some of our Customers

Commercial & Professional Divers
Deepdive, An Garda Síochana, New York Police Department

Irish Navy, Swedish Navy, FMV

Oceanographic & Marine Services
University of Hawaii, Phoenix International, The Irish Marine Institute, Neptune Marine Services

Survey Services
Fugro, Subsea7, EMAS, MMT

Vehicle Manufacturers
Bluefin Robotics, Saab Group

Our Distributors

WA web logo_v.1 grayWestern Advance Head Office, 130 Mulgul Road, Malaga, Perth, WA 6090, Australia – Tel: +61 89240 4622 – Fax: 1800796 300


SES_logo_graySES Inc. Survey Equipment Services, 1775 Westborough Drive, Katy, TX 77449, USA – Tel: 281 829 6481 – Fax: 281 829 9179

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