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Rue Rivoalon,
Sainte Anne du Portzic
29200 Brest

iXBlue Inc - Boston
179 Sidney Street,
Cambridge, MA 02139, USA

P: +1 (781) 937 8800
F: +1 (617) 354 8826

Organization's Description:

Welcome to iXBlue

"i" stands for Imagination. "X" is the eXcellence for which we strive. Our technologies, equipment, and systems assure you superiority in all senses - navigating from the depths of the ocean to the reaches of outer space.

Organized in 8 business areas, iXBlue is an independent group able to combine its unique technologies, products, systems and services from across its subsidiaries to provide unique solutions that fit your business requirements and focus on delivering your strategic outcomes more quickly.

Subsea Positioning

At iXSea, we combine smart technology and experience to provide our scientific, offshore, defense and space customers with a range of innovative systems and solutions to meet their individual navigation, positioning, imagery, moorings and survey requirements.

Our mission is to develop and deliver the most innovative products, systems and solutions to the market. This focus on continuously revising and upgrading existing technology and seeking new solutions is expressed in an ambitious R&D policy which strives to offer increasingly higher performance products to not only satisfy customers needs but to exceed their expectations.

SHADOWS is our latest system and indeed the first commercially available off-the-shelf Synthetic Aperture Sonar (SAS). It is a quick and efficient high-performance sonar system with synthetic aperture processing, which offers unparalleled image quality in real-time with no gap at nadir boosting productivity.

Our Fiber Optic Gyroscope (FOG) technology, which has reached the highest international standards for use in space as well, is at the heart of our easy to use and versatile Gyrocompasses and Inertial Navigation Systems (INS). While MARINS and STARINS inertial navigation systems are specifically designed for the defense market.

We are at the centre of the data fusion revolution: by merging our (INS) and Inertial Navigation Systems Global Acoustic Positioning Systems (GAPS, iXSea's USBL), we provide accurate and robust subsea positioning where all data is fused into optimal solutions.

From mooring line recovery to mooring heavy equipment, our rugged acoustic releases have long battery life and low power consumption. The OCEANO moorings range is world renowned and synonymous with durability and longevity.

We strive to exceed our customers expectations from conception to installation and beyond with our innovative technology, our international sales network and round-the-clock customer support.

Sonar Systems

Our Sonar Systems Division (SSD) has built a strong expertise in designing, developing and manufacturing active transducers from a few hundred Hz to hundreds of Khz with associated matching units & power amplifiers, and also passive sensors such as hydrophones.

By combining the iXSea acoustic and inertial knowledges, we have developed one of the most advanced and accurate seabed imaging and mapping solutions with unrivaled swath capacities: the Shadows synthetic aperture sonar.

Our product range also includes Sub-Bottom Profiler systems (ECHOES family) and an industry leading software suite, DELPH which covers the acquisition, processing and interpretation of side-scan sonar, seismic and magnetic data.

Phone: 331 30 08 98 88
Fax: 331 30 08 88 01