RBR supports more CTD and sensor OEM customers with libRBR toolbox

February 7, 2019 – Ottawa, ON, Canada The new libRBR toolbox enables efficient system integration for our many OEM customers. It is a C library designed for deployment on the OEM controller, providing a level of abstraction by wrapping each instrument command in a function with fully typed arguments. The library handles the intricacies of waking the instrument, response parsing, … Read More

From Antarctica to Jupiter’s Moons

Since 2014, a group of researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology (GIT) have been working in Antarctica to develop the underwater vehicle called the Icefin. Funded by NASA through the RISE UP (Ross Ice Shelf and Europa Underwater Probe) grant, the Icefin has been developed to study the under ice conditions on Jupiter’s moon Europa. The GIT team are … Read More

CROW and Collecting Wintertime Data in the Arctic Ocean

“This year we were working at minus 35 and we realized, that’s where just about everything starts to work badly. We had snowmobile issues. We had ice auger issues. We had plastics breaking. I noticed for one of the few times that the local Inuit Rangers we were working with were cold. These are the guys who take their gloves … Read More

RBR Opens Office in China

November 1, 2018 – Qingdao, China RBR is pleased to announce the formal opening of RBR China in Qingdao. RBR China is a wholly-owned foreign enterprise under the direction of RBR Ltd. (Canada) and has been established to more efficiently support the growing customer base and collaborative business development activities in China. The coastal city of Qingdao is the hub … Read More

Instrumenting a Hydrothermal Vent

In July 2018, a team of researchers and engineers from Rutgers University and the University of Washington Applied Physics Laboratory deployed the Cabled Observatory Vent Imaging Sonar (COVIS) to the NSF-funded Ocean Observatories Initiative Cabled Array. COVIS, a multibeam acoustic sensor, is installed at 1600m depth at the ASHES hydrothermal vent field within the Caldera of Axial Seamount, an active … Read More

RBR makes the Growth 500 list – again.

– Canadian Business unveils 30th annual list of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies – Ottawa (September 17, 2018) Canadian Business and Maclean’s today released the 30th annual Growth 500, the definitive ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies – and RBR made the list again. Produced by Canada’s premier business and current affairs media brands, the Growth 500 ranks Canadian businesses on five-year revenue … Read More