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Revolutionary underwater diver-safety monitoring system

07 September 2021

C-Tecnics, specialists in the design and development of underwater imaging and video recording systems, required a paired LCD and single-board computer solution to be integrated into a Peli Case as part of a revolutionary underwater safety monitoring system.

The new C-Vision system from C-Technics would be designed to allow the remote monitoring of both inshore and offshore divers working in dangerous environments, with up to three streams being fed to remote health and safety experts, who monitor the progress of the divers and ensure their safety while they work. Onshore applications such as pipeline inspections, where remote video monitoring is essential, would also benefit from the C-Vision system. 

Challenge

With the customer’s requirement for the screen to be situated in the lid of the Peli Case, it was not possible to use a panel PC. Peli Case lids offer limited depth, so a panel-mounted panel PC would not fit. Furthermore, the volume of cabling for the I/O needed for the cutting-edge C-Vision system would be too large to be stored in the lid. Therefore, to keep with the OEM look of the C-Vision system and IP67 rating, an embedded board would need to be in the base and paired with a separate LCD screen...


Read the full article in DPA's September issue



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