DEMA Show 2009: Day 1

DEMA is a key element of the diving trade calendar and the show opened to the usual ribbon cutting ceremony by the DEMA board.

The reporters have been fanning out across the showfloor from our base either in the Press Room or from our Booth (#1875) and are working hard on bringing you the latest and greatestbeing demonstrated at the show.  Here are the highlights from today.

Keep your eyes peeled to our DEMA Show Coverage section at, via twitter on @deeperblue, or join us on our YouTube video channel.

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List of Coverage News Items

 – New Device Makes GPS Available to Divers
 – View the ocean floor via the internet with OceanCam
 – The Only Book Of Diving Records Is Going Online
 – Dive Medicine for Divers from DAN
 – Sweden Scuba Manufacturer Gets Into Lifestyle Market
 – DAN Showcases Advances in Using Ultrasound in Dive Safety Research
 – DEMA President: Despite Economy, Show (and Dive Industry) Survive



DEMA 2009 - Team (and rogue Sport Diver UK Editor!) Coverage Team 2009

DEMA 2009 - Banner

Welcome to DEMA 2009 Banner

DEMA 2009 - 1 - Tom Ingram

DEMA Exec Director Tom Ingram

DEMA 2009 - 1 - Ribbon Cutting

Ribbon Cutting to open the show

DEMA 2009 - 1 - Divenews Wire

DiveNewsWire’s Scott Jones and his “booth babes”

DEMA 2009 - 1 - Performance Freediving

Erin and Kirk from Performance Freediving International