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Robotic Culvert Inspection - Stop Getting Your Feet Wet!

Visual inspection inside of culverts presents a range of challenges that may include wet or muddy environments, submerged debris, insect infestation (or other troublesome inhabitants), and a variety of other hazards. Sometimes it is even performed manually, with records of investigator observations kept using a pen and paper; a method that can lead to...

Choosing the Right Camera for your Remote Visual Inspection

Shakespeare asked “What’s in a name?”. Well, when it comes to our cameras – quite a bit! Crystal Cam offers a full line of small, rugged, waterproof cameras. They all include integrated LED lighting and impressive depth ratings, so what is the difference? And how do you choose which camera is best for you?...

In That Case, Shipping's Easy

Logistics. Shipping. Mobilization. It can go by a lot of names, but moving equipment from one location to another is often ...

Dam Safety – with BC Hydro

Large hydroelectric dams involve a lot of risk – both at the initial construction and during ongoing operations. But the benefits of relatively inexpensive and environmentally sustainable electricity outweigh these risks – as long as...

Taking the Plunge – Crystal Cam for Offshore Diving Operations

Offshore Diving in the Oil & Gas industry is the most common commercial diving operation. Working in support of the exploration and production sectors, divers perform underwater activities related to inspection, construction and repair, and search/salvage, including maintenance of oil platforms and...

Crystal Cam Amber for Mining – A Nexxis Case Study

Nexxis, our channel partner for Australia and New Zealand, highlight the benefits of having a durable, compact camera with integrated lighting for confined space inspection.

Revisiting an earlier case study by Inuktun, Nexxis describes a project with Agnico Eagle, a gold mine ...

Crystal Clear Aquaculture

The “Aquaculture Goes High Tech” article in the June 2018 edition of Sea Technology describes how the aquaculture industry is looking to increase efficiencies and reduce downstream environmental impacts by exploiting new technologies. The global market for farm-raised fish is expected to...

Think Outside the Box - Crystal Cam Custom Solutions

When it comes to Remote Visual Inspection, Crystal Cam offers high quality cameras and imaging products designed to operate in hazardous and confined spaces, for use by divers, ROV operators, OEMs, and inspection contractors. Due to the nature of some of our client’s inspection needs, we sometimes need to think outside the box … here are a couple of examples:...

Crystal Cam Rental Solutions

The global NDT market is expected to exceed $4B by 2024 – and visual testing will remain as one of the key methodologies. In fact, only Ultrasonic Testing and Radiography are expected to hold a bigger piece of the market. And we’re seeing that in practice. We recently...

What a View!

Companies that build remotely operated systems have invested a lot of resources into designing their core products. But, when it comes to integrating new cameras for cable monitoring, general situational awareness, or other special situations, Crystal Cam® offers several solutions that can...

Railcar Safety – Crystal Cam Turnkey Solutions

A recent article by Railway Age describes how the Canadian National Rail (CN Rail) is developing and implementing new generations of sophisticated inspection and monitoring systems to keep an eye on its network of steel. And it got us thinking – can...

What Lies Beneath

Crystal Cam® clients use our Delta crawlers for all kinds of hazardous area and confined space applications, from nuclear facilities inspections to Urban Search and Rescue (USAR), to working with law enforcement. And, as most of our clients can tell you...

Robot Brutus to make DOW safer

The Dow Chemical Company has recently started using a range of robotic systems for remote visual inspections in traditional confined spaces and hazardous areas, as well as overall plant safety. In a recent on-line article, Dow describes their new robots as colleagues, and explains how they make working at the factory a lot safer. The company has invested millions in new remote inspection equipment, including four (4) Delta Crawlers that operate ...

Crystal Cam Signs New Distribution Agreement in China

Crystal Cam® Imaging, Inc. is pleased to announce a new agreement with Beijing Germany Union Inspection Technologies Co.,Ltd for product sales in China. With a focus is on high-tech remote visual inspection products and solutions as well as Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) equipment, they are...

We've Moved

Crystal Cam Imaging, Inc. is pleased to announce our relocation, to 1A-2569 Kenworth Road in Nanaimo, BC!...

Improve Your RVI with Crystal Cam®

According to a recent article from Digital Journal, the use of NDT and RVI (Remote Visual Inspection) equipment is projected to increase 8.1% from 2017 to 2024 as a direct result of government protocols, tight safety guidelines, evolving infrastructure and an increasing demand for...

Taking some of the Pressure Off

A recent article by Offshore Technology describes how the UK Oil and Gas Technology Centre is investing in robotics and remote inspection systems. Most North Sea operations traditionally use intrusive inspection techniques, which can require that the platform be shut down. They may even...

#See It Clearly – What’s Your Inspection Camera Really Costing You?

With the ongoing and rapid advancements in camera and imaging technology it can sometimes be difficult to know what camera is best suited for your industrial video applications. Performing successful confined space or hazardous area inspections can be tricky - you could easily find yourself ...

Quick and Simple Visual Inspections - Storage Tanks

Millions of Aboveground Storage Tanks (ASTs) and Underground Storage Tanks (USTs) are utilized across the globe in a range of industries, including oil and gas, petrochemical, municipal, mining and nuclear. They can be used to hold almost anything – from water or industrial chemicals, to fuels and various ....

Crystal Cam® and Inuktun – partners in RVI

As most of our customers know, we have a pretty close relationship with world leading robotics company Inuktun Services, Ltd. (ISL). We partner closely with them for product development and manufacturing - it only makes sense to do it on the sales side, too....

Delta Extreme for Culvert Inspection - Nexxis Case Study

Nexxis, our channel partner for Australia and New Zealand, highlight the benefits of having a reliable, light weight and portable solution for culvert inspection. In a recent case study, Nexxis states that....

Making "History" with the Delta Extreme

This week’s blog post offers a quick look at a recent History channel “Hunting for Hitler” episode, where a demolished bunker was explored using the Crystal Cam Delta Extreme robotic crawler system. Experts think the bunker was used by the Nazis to house their ....

Top 5 reasons to come see Crystal Cam at Mari-Tech 2018

Mari-Tech 2018, the annual conference of the Canadian Institute of Marine Engineering (CIMarE), is taking place at the Victoria Conference Center on Thursday, April 19th – 20th. Held annually since 1976, this premier....

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Crystal Cam Welcomes Ibrahim Amerih to the Team

Crystal Cam Imaging, Inc is pleased to announce the appointment of Ibrahim Amerih as our new CEO, effective January 29, 2018. Ibrahim brings strong manufacturing and technology knowledge and experience, having worked for progressive companies in the Middle East and Canada. He...

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Researching the North Coast Inlet – Crystal Cam Guides the Way

For more than three decades, Archipelago Marine Research Ltd has been providing at-sea observation, dock, electronic and environmental monitoring. They have helped fisheries, coastal communities, and industry regulators with environmental assessments...

TianJin TEDA XinHai Testecho Co., LTD with Crystal cam Imaging, Inc.

Crystal Cam Imaging, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has signed an agreement with TianJin TEDA XinHai Testecho Co., LTD (“TEDA”) for product sales in China. Based in Tianjin, TEDA has been importing high quality audio and video products to...

Think Outside the Box - Crystal Cam Custom Solutions

When it comes to Remote Visual Inspection, Crystal Cam offers high quality cameras and imaging products designed to operate in hazardous and confined spaces, for use by divers, ROV operators, OEMs, and inspection contractors. Due to the...

Better late than never … hopefully?

Since taking power in late 2015, the new Canadian government has committed to spending more than $180 billion on improving infrastructure over a 12-year period. A good portion of this spending is earmarked for...

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Tread Lightly

Pipe inspection robots are pretty cool; they come in a lot of different designs of varying sizes from manufacturers all over the world. And when it comes to inspecting inside of pipes, they can be really...

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UI in Review

Last week we were in New Orleans, exhibiting at Underwater Intervention (UI 2018) with Inuktun InCommand Robotics and Seamor Marine. The event drew key personnel from underwater operations industries, with attendees from across the globe.

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What’s coming down the pipe …?

Just recently our US dealer, Inuktun InCommand Robotics, LLC in Pasadena Texas, performed a local demonstration of our newly released Crystal Cam Diamond HD push system. And they got a little more than they bargained for…

See it (more) clearly! – a look into CCII Accessories

When considering a new Remote Visual Inspection (RVI) system, or expanding on existing equipment, be sure to check out CCII’s line of tools and accessories. With the myriad of different products, varying specifications, and industry jargon out there, any new purchase can be...

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Newsletter subscribers saw it first!

Upgrade to HD Today! (or tomorrow) When it comes to performing Remote Visual Inspection (RVI), General Visual Inspection (GVI) and Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) in hazardous areas and confined spaces, Crystal Cam’s lineup of ruggedized camera and crawler equipment is always...

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High Powered Low Voltage - Crystal Cam® Sapphire For OEM

If you need an industrial camera that can integrate with your existing hardware – whatever that may be – the Crystal Cam® Sapphire may be the....

Try It Before You Buy It

With a lineup of high quality cameras and crawlers, Crystal Cam’s full line of industrial products are easy to use but powerful enough to handle some of the most challenging Remote Visual Inspection (RVI) or General Visual Inspection (GVI) projects, in hazardous areas...

Good Things Come In Small Packages

The Crystal Cam® Delta Micro robotic crawler offers the ability to go places and see things that other remote visual inspection robots can’t. The system is truly portable; it can be easily transported by a single person in a car, plane, or even an ATV, and the...

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CMOS vs CCD

If you have ever used, purchased, or even looked at industrial cameras for remote visual inspection (RVI), you’ve probably....

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