BE Surveys are leaders in the surveying of bodies of water, specialising in capturing underwater topography in areas where it is considered unsafe to use conventional techniques. BE Surveys has designed and developed a remote controlled survey boat capable of capturing surface data from 0.3m to 60m deep and from small bodies of water to those stretching more than 1km wide.
- Bathymetric & Underwater Surveys
- Dredging surveys
- Piling setout
- Structural monitoring
Introducing the new POSICRAFT
BE Surveys are the developers of a purpose-built remote control survey boat that has been specifically designed for the Australian market. A true one-man, survey-grade accuracy solution for caustic ponds, near-shore, inshore and river survey applications.
How it works.
The PosiCraft combines high accuracy GNSS and/or total station positioning with a survey-grade eco-sounder for depth measurements. Use the PosiCraft with an on-board GNSS receiver, or swap to total station measurements when working under bridges or in poor satellite coverage areas.
The PosiCraft is compatible with most GPS base stations that may be in operation on site, allowing for quick setup without the need for additional hardware. It is also fully compatible with MAGNET Field on-board software, combining positioning information with the eco-sounder data for real-time visualisation in the field.
Another unique feature of the PosiCraft is its twin jet propulsion system, which enables a 360 degree pivot on the boat’s axis. Unlike propeller systems that require you to steer in a circle to change direction, the PosiCraft allows you to turn full circle without drifting. The jet propulsion also makes for a safer solution as there are no external moving parts such as propellers.
Setting a new standard in safety and ease of use, the PosiCraft has a trailer launch system that keeps the operator at a safe distance from hazardous environments such as caustic ponds in mining applications.
The PosiCraft is the lightest survey boat available on the market, weighing less than 12 kilograms, making it easy to manoeuvre and transport by one person.
All in one control
The PosiCraft has a unique all-in-one ground station that integrates a remote control, a tablet for real-time data visualisation and radios. By combining these elements into a single, wearable ground station, users have all the information and control at their fingertips and can control the boat from a safe distance and good vantage point.
Position Partners are the licensed selling agents for this technology.
For more information about the PosiCraft, call 1300 867 266.