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SonoWatch for Surface Vessel Navigation

McQ Inc.’s SonoWatch is an autonomous acoustic lookout system that detects, identifies and determines the navigation meaning of acoustic signals, which provide autonomous collision avoidance to both unmanned and manned watercraft. SonoWatch provides notification of naval navigation acoustic alerts for the safe operation of surface vessels. SonoWatch is compact, sealed for operation in maritime environments, and ruggedized for the shock

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Lloyd’s Register Awards First UMS Certificate to SEA-KIT USV

The first ever Unmanned Marine Systems (UMS) certificate has been awarded to SEA-KIT International by Lloyd’s Register, representing a milestone for the maritime industry. SEA-KIT has worked closely with Lloyd’s Register since early 2020 in a concerted effort to achieve the highest standards for the USV sector, culminating with the latest 12-m, X-class USV for Fugro being awarded the new

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Saildrone to Collect Data Inside Hurricane

As hurricane season approaches each summer, coastal communities on the U.S. Atlantic seaboard brace for impact. These fast-moving and often deadly storms aren’t only a persistent threat to human safety, they also present a significant economic impact—hurricane damage in the U.S. is estimated at around $54 billion annually.  In partnership with NOAA, Saildrone is going storm chasing in the Tropical

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