News Articles with Category: Sonar

Kraken and Tritech Launch Correlation Velocity Log

August 4, 2015 - via Kraken Under the terms of the multi-year agreement, Tritech will sell the Kraken-developed CVL, AquaTrak(TM), under the Tritech name and branding, through their international network.

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SeeByte Software for L-3 Klein Sonar

April 22, 2015 - via SeeByte SeeByte demonstrated its Automatic Target Recognition (ATR) software using a L-3 Klein Associates sonar payload (L-3 Klein UUV 3500, dual frequency 455/900 kHz) on an Iver-3 vehicle.

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Teledyne Gavia to Showcase New Products at Ocean Business

April 7, 2015 - via Teledyne Gavia The Multibeam Profiler module, built for the Gavia AUV by Teledyne BlueView, is derived from BlueView’s 2250 kHz MB-Series sonar.

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Kraken Sonar Delivers Deep-Sea Sonar System to Fraunhofer Institute

March 25, 2015 - via Kraken Kraken's 6000m AquaPix(R) Sonar to Be Integrated Into Fraunhofer IOSB's DeDAvE Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Program

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ATI April - May Acoustics & Sonar courses

March 24, 2015 - via Applied Technology Institute April - May Acoustics & Sonar courses

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Special Notice: Sonar and Other Underwater Sensing Technology

March 24, 2015 - via Sandia National Laboratories Sandia seeks to collaborate with a company or companies interested in partnering opportunities leading to new applications of advanced algorithm technology for underwater vehicles.

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Kraken Gets Funds for Seabed Mapping Development

March 17, 2015 - via Kraken The funding is being used to develop a real-time, ultra high resolution seabed mapping system that is based on Kraken’s Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Sonar (INSAS) technology, real-time SAS signal processing algorithms and coupled with an onboard version of advanced 3D seabed visualization software.

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EdgeTech Releases New Tri-Frequency Side Scan Sonar System

February 4, 2015 - via EdgeTech The new technology is the first AUV-based side scan sonar line to offer triple frequencies.

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GeoSpectrum Technologies Inc. acquires Akoostix Inc

November 7, 2014 - via GeoSpectrum Technologies The acquisition of Akoostix provides GeoSpectrum with world class acoustic and sonar processing capability, allowing us to better support our customers. We are one of only a few sonar companies with the in-house capability to provide end-to-end integrated systems.

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Teledyne RESON Acquires ATLAS HYDROGRAPHIC Assets

August 27, 2014 - via Teledyne Reson Teledyne RESON A/S announce that its subsidiary, Teledyne RESON GmbH, has acquired assets of ATLAS HYDROGRAPHIC GmbH and that the business, product lines and a number of employees from ATLAS HYDROGRAPHIC GmbH are now part of the Teledyne Marine Acoustics Imaging group.

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CodaOctopus Introduces Underwater Survey Explorer 6 for Echoscope Sonars

August 21, 2014 - via Coda Octopus CodaOctopus recently announced the release of Version 6 of CodaOctopus Underwater Survey Explorer. This is a new major release of its innovative visualization and processing software suite for the Echoscope range of real-time 3D sonars.

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RJE Introduces SEEKER Acoustic Receivers for Subsea Vehicles

August 1, 2014 - via RJE International The VADR-1000M and the VADR-6000M are unique directional receivers which can be fitted on ROVs, AUVs, and submersibles to support oilfield subsea construction, deep-sea oceanology research and even “Black Box” recovery.

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Synthetic Aperture Sonar to help Navy hunt sea mines

June 19, 2014 - via Georgia Institute of Technology SAS pings several times and then records the echoes on a hard drive for post-processing. Once the AUV surfaces, the hard drive is removed and the data is analyzed by computers in a complex signal processing effort. The signal processing converts the pings into a large, fine-resolution image of the seafloor.

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Bluefin AUV Delivers State-of-the-Art Sonar Imagery

May 29, 2014 - via Bluefin Robotics The Solstice sonar is available now on the Bluefin-12 and Bluefin-21 models.

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Coda Octopus Develops 3D Sonar for ROVs and AUVs

April 30, 2014 - via Coda Octopus Designed for deployment on a wide range of subsea vehicles, Dimension is a true real-time 3D sonar

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Teledyne BlueView Releases New M900 Deep 4,000m Depth Rating

April 10, 2014 - via Teledyne Blueview The M900-D also includes BlueView's third generation electronics package, which is smaller, lower power, and produces improved imagery over previous models by applying techniques such as automatic transmit power adjustment.

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Ultra Electronics USSI, Liquid Robotics Develop Long Duration Maritime Security Solution

April 9, 2014 - via Liquid Robotics The sensor/software suite is designed to acoustically detect, track and form contact reports on waterborne targets that are transmitted to a command and control node on shore, ship or aircraft platform.

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Sonar Breakthrough for Morgan Advanced Materials

November 26, 2013 - via Morgan Advanced Materials The larger blocks can also offer a much lower thickness frequency output than their smaller counterparts, resulting in enhanced imagery and range for SONAR at lower depths for 2-2 and 1-3 composite applications.

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Kraken Announces AquaPix® MINSAS

October 16, 2013 - via Kraken Sonar Systems World’s First Synthetic Aperture Sonar Priced Under $150,000

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Special Operations Command looking for next-gen underwater navigation instruments

August 2, 2013 - via SOCOM SOCOM this week issued a sources-sought notice (Replacement_Doppler_Velocity_Log) to acquire drop-in replacement Doppler velocity log (DVL) with MIL-STD-1553B-2013 using the latest technology. The DVL shall be integrated with an OCTANS 1000 gyrocompass and a pressure sensor.

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Kraken Completes Successful Sonar Trials with U.S. Navy’s Naval Undersea Warfare Center

May 17, 2013 - via Kraken Sonar Systems Kraken’s AquaPix® InSAS demonstrated the capability of generating high resolution imagery to ranges as distant as 200 metres from the sensor.

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Teledyne Completes acquisition of RESON

March 1, 2013 - via Teledyne With the addition of RESON, as well as BlueView and Optech last year, Teledyne now offers 3D marine imaging systems for use from aircraft, fixed platforms, surface vessels and AUVs over a wide range of distances and water depths.

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SeeByte’s SeeTrack Military Now Compatible with Marine Sonic Sea Scan HDS

February 1, 2013 - via Seebyte SeeByte announces the compatibility of its SeeTrack Military software systems with the Marine Sonic Technology, Ltd. high resolution Sea Scan HDS side-scan sonar system.

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Teledyne BlueView begins shipping tiny imaging sonar suitable for small submarines and UUVs

January 8, 2013 - via Teledyne Blueview The small size of the M Series imaging sonar, which company officials say is 30 percent smaller than Teledyne BlueView’s P900 Series and includes the same features and functionality, is particularly useful for unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs).

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Newfoundland Company Acquires Synthetic Aperture Sonar Intellectual Property from Marport

January 7, 2013 - via Kraken Sonar Kraken was recently spun-out from Marport and is headquartered in St. John’s, Newfoundland.

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AUV System with real-time SAS and ATR

November 16, 2012 - via FFI The ARISE 12 experiment was aimed at verifying and evaluating advanced autonomy concepts for AUVs under realistic mine-hunting conditions and included a number of tests where AUVs needed to dynamically re-plan missions and adapt to the local environment.

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Echoscope® Sensor Selected for New Autonomous Underwater Vehicle

June 25, 2012 - via CodaOctopus The advanced patented Echoscope® 3-D imaging sonar, produced by Coda Octopus Group Inc., has been selected by Lockheed Martin for a new fleet of autonomous subsea inspection vehicles.

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Teledyne Technologies to Acquire BlueView Technologies

May 31, 2012 - via Teledyne Technologies BlueView’s imaging sonars and microbathymetry systems further increase Teledyne’s instrumentation content on AUVs

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Pingers for Government and Marine Industry

April 27, 2012 - via Maritime Executive Government agencies and marine service companies are finding a variety of uses for acoustic pingers and pinger receivers.

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BlueView Introduces the Industry’s Smallest Full-Featured 2D Multibeam Imaging Sonar

February 28, 2012 - via BlueView The M Series is 30% smaller than BlueView’s popular P900 Series and is engineered to fit where others can’t to deliver crisp, real-time high resolution sonar imagery for underwater navigation, monitoring, target tracking, and more

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Exploring the inaccessible

February 17, 2012 - via Memorial University Memorial researchers are working to develop new technologies that will allow autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) to be used for resource exploration in difficult areas.

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EdgeTech Introduces New 2205 Sonar System for UUV's

February 9, 2012 - via EdgeTech The new 2205 Series is the latest generation of electronics, transducers and software specifically optimized for the demanding size, power and cost constraints present in hosted platform systems.

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Imagenex Develops Smart Echo Sounder For The Irobot Seaglider System To Support University Of East Anglia’s Antarctic Research

October 4, 2011 - via Ocean News and Technology Imagenex announced that it has developed a modified compact echo sounder for the iRobot 1KA Seaglider™ unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV). Successful integration and ocean-testing of the Imagenex Model 853 echo sounder with Seaglider was recently completed, and it will be used to support Antarctic research conducted by the University of East Anglia (UEA).

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Flying saucers of the sea

September 30, 2011 - via NURC The AUV is used to drive the InSAS (Interferometric Synthetic Sonar Aperture) equipment around underwater for days at a time, capturing environmental information from prototype sensors placed at intervals on the seabed.

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Up From the Seafloor Came a Bubbling Brew

September 6, 2011 - via Ocean News and Technology Scientists use a novel method to measure rate of Deepwater Horizon oil spewing into the Gulf

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Caltech Engineers Develop One-way Transmission System for Sound Waves

July 26, 2011 - via Cal Tech The nonlinearity and asymmetry present in this chain of compressed spheres can transform vibrations of one frequency, applied at one end of the chain, to vibrations with broadband frequency content leading to rectification.

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'Orca ears' inspire Stanford researchers to develop ultrasensitive undersea microphone

June 23, 2011 - via Stanford University Stanford researchers have developed a microphone that can be used at any depth in the ocean, even under crushing pressure, and is sensitive to a wide range of sounds, from a whisper in a library to an explosion of TNT. They modeled their device after the extraordinarily acute hearing of orcas.

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