Welcome to the second issue of Focus for 2012.
As we come to the end of the year and look towards 2013, BMT continues to focus on its growth ambitions. The Asia Pacific region in particular presents significant opportunities – illustrated by our recent acquisition of Oceanica Consulting Pty Ltd in Perth, WA described on page 20. It is for this reason we welcome a number of new Directors to the BMT team, all of whom will play an integral part in helping us to develop our presence in this rapidly growing market.

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Peter French

Peter French -
Chief Executive
Robotic Zoo

Robotic Zoo

A look at some of the most recent and fascinating robots which have been inspired by nature

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Kalman filtering tool to stabilise FPSOs:

Innovative solutions from BMT that help improve FPSO operational safety

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Read The I, Robot article

I, Robot:

Professor Alan Winfield gives FOCUS his insight into the future world of robotics

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Read the The Laser Treatment article

The Laser Treatment:

BMT WBM's wagon vibrator introduces new optical sensing technology to help further improve 'sticky' coal issues

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Read the Challenger article


Underwater robotic gliders embark on an epic journey. Here we take a closer look at the science behind these intelligent machines

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Read the SUPPORT article


R&D project which is exploring the use of multi-tasked UAVs to aid security in ports

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Read the, An underwater lab article

An Underwater

The world's first, deep-sea robotic DNA laboratory, which can detect microorganisms in real time

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BMT News

BMT News:

Latest news from around the globe

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