3D LOC - Inspection for Confined Spaces

We have developed a novel approach to confined space robot localization. The technology provides full 3D spatial awareness of the robot in the asset and a 3D interactive robot control. Inspection data is automatically tagged with the precise position in the asset, and a digital twin containing all the inspection data is maintained. Inspection reports are generated automatically, and the data can be uploaded into asset performance management systems.



The system is able to localize itself and automatically links the captured image with the correct asset-coordinates. In normal sized pressure vessels and tanks the accuracy and repeat-ability is ±25mm (±1″).



The technology provides full 3D spatial awareness of the robot in the asset and a 3D interactive robot control. For the operator this means precise and easy to use navigation capabilities.



Inspection data such as Images, UT thickness measurements, Eddy Current Data etc. captured with a 3D LOC equipped robot are tagged with the position in the asset and integrated with the 3D Digital Twin.


All the tools you need to plan, simulate and execute your inspection.

step 1 asset generation

Step 1: Asset generation

create a 3D model of your asset

The Asset Builder Software package is a powerful tool to quickly create 3D models without the need of using design Software.

Step 2: Simulation

Step 2: Simulation

inspection plan before deploying the robot

Use our simulation software to create your flight plan through the asset in a virtual environment.

Step 3: Inspection

Step 3: Inspection

robot deployment & reporting

closing the circle from asset generation through inspection planning to the actual inspection and final report.


Get a better understanding of the system and functionalities.

Operator View

Operator View

during inspection

A glimpse into the Software and user interface. Learn how to operate an inspection robot inside confined spaces.



how to perform an inspection

A tutorial on how to use 3D LOC to capture the data you need and to annotate right. This short video explains the workflow step by step.

3D LOC helping a remote visual inspection with robots


3D mission viewer for all your findings

Every single capture is geo-tagged in the 3D asset. The mission viewer is the "container" for all inspection data with exact timeline.

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