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including business, academia and introduction, as well as strengthening security programs. Throughout his government agencies and departments cooperation with customers. career, Dentzman has developed to make strategic investments in highly Dentzman is a U.S. submarine markets for a variety of underwater quali? ed people, R&D infrastructure veteran and has experience with sonar mapping and navigation systems.

and innovative research. manufacturers. He has more than 20 years of surveying experience and Guo Joins AML Oceanographic

Kraken Invests in German his background includes work in AML Oceanographic has hired Jackie

Subsea Components Firm numerous offshore research diving, Guo as sales manager for the Asia

Kraken Sonar Inc. acquired a minority acoustic subsea mapping and maritime Paci? c region. Working out of AML’s interest in ENITECH Subsea GmbH, renamed Kraken Power GmbH, a provider of specialized deep sea components for underwater robotics based in Rostock, Germany.

Kraken Power GmbH, led by Dr. Carl

Thiede, has been working on pressure tolerant technology and products for the subsea market for the past 10 years and is a specialist in deep-sea components for autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) and remotely operated vehicles (ROVs).

Choose your frequency

Under the agreement, Kraken has taken a 19.9 percent equity interest and provided a $124,000 convertible loan.

Choose your depth rating

The loan pays interest at ? ve percent per annum and has a term of three

Choose the industry innovator years. Through the conversion of the loan to equity and a further investment capped at $225,000, Kraken can choose to increase its ownership stake to 75 percent of the common shares of Kraken

Power GmbH.

“Kraken Power represents our third signi? cant German technology partnership in 2017. With the establishment of Kraken Robotik

GmbH and a strategic partnering and licensing agreement with Fraunhofer,

Rowe Technologies state-of-the-

Kraken Power represents key additional art SeaWATCH Acoustic Doppler component capabilities,” said Karl

Current Pro?ler (ADCP) is applicable

Kenny, CEO. “As we execute our to an array of oceanographic current ‘Sensors to Systems’ strategy, Kraken measuring deployments. Operating at now has key sensor, software and 300, 600, and 1200 kHz, and available in component technologies in place to be 300 to 6000-meter depth rated capsules, a vertically integrated supplier of high record all-inclusive current ?ow data from performance, differentiated AUVs and up to 200 cells worry-free on an industry other underwater vehicles.” leading 32 GB internal memory card.

Rapidly download via standard Ethernet

Klein Hires Dentzman port into customizable data formats in

Richard Dentzman has joined Klein


Marine Systems, Inc. as regional sales manager, contributing to Klein’s market share expansion and new product

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