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Oceanography Students Deploy WASSP Multibeam

WASSP University of Rhode Island Crandal

Oceanography students at the University of Rhode Island specializing in marine robotics, remote sensing and mapping have started using a WASSP S3 multibeam system as part of a project to survey inland ponds and coastal estuaries.  The students have deployed the WASSP multibeam system aboard a specially developed autonomous kayak. The kayak can be deployed out of the bed of a pickup truck to collect

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New Survey Skid for Inspection-Class ROVs

future survey skid for small inspection class ROV

iXblue and 2G Robotics have signed a memorandum of understanding to offer a new survey skid for inspection-class ROVs. This all-in-one integrated skid will deliver high-accuracy inspection capabilities on small ROVs, enabling survey and inspection on low-cost assets. Using 2G Robotics’ ULS-500 Micro laser scanner and OBSERVER still camera, and iXblue’s Rovins Nano inertial navigation system, this new skid will offer a miniaturized

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New Regional Sales Manager for Teledyne CARIS, Optech

Daniel Kruimel

Teledyne CARIS and Teledyne Optech welcome Daniel Kruimel to the group as regional sales manager for Australia and New Zealand. In this dual role, Kruimel will concentrate on expanding the reach of both the CARIS and Optech product portfolios, as well as continuing to provide seamless service and support for existing clients. He was instrumental in key account success for

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Man-Portable Multibeam USV

PicoPOD

Picotech Ltd. has launched PicoPOD, a turnkey multibeam package for USVs and small survey vessels with a simple mechanical interface. It is supported by industry standard acquisition and processing software and is ideal for use in surveying ports, harbors, tidal barriers, bridge footings, dams and reservoirs. The PicoPOD system operates to a sounding depth of 240 m and has a

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SBG Inertial Navigation Systems Fully Tested

SBG INS testing Hamburg

SBG Systems put all its inertial navigation systems to the test during a three-day hydrographic survey in the Hamburg port area in Germany. Test results take the form of interactive maps so hydrographers can select a product and compare its performance through seafloor maps.  SBG Systems and local partner McArtney GmbH tested three grades of the MEMS INS (Ellipse, Ekinox, Apogee) with FOG

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