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W. Wareham, MA, USA

EdgeTech designs, manufactures, sells and supports underwater technology so- lutions including: side scan sonars, sub- bottom pro? lers, bathymetry systems, reliable USBL acoustic tracking and po- sitioning systems, transponder beacons, deep sea acoustic releases, shallow wa- ter and long life acoustic releases, un-

EdgeTech derwater acoustic command and control zation within the company. duced a number of new products with systems and custom-engineered acous- EdgeTech continues to provide cut- more to come this year. tic products. ting edge acoustic imaging products and EdgeTech now offers a communica-

The company traces its history back acoustic command and control systems tion interface to the University of Rhode to 1965 when it started out as a division to the market. Recently a new 4125-SAR Island Inverted Echo Sounder or “URI of EG&G Marine Instruments. In 1995, (Search and Recovery) system was in- PIES” system through the EdgeTech

EdgeTech became a private company troduced speci? cally for the police, ? re 8011M deck box. and selected its name in part to honor and SAR dive teams that have shallow- EdgeTech is also developing a ther- the late Dr. Edgerton, an MIT professor, water/ high-quality sonar requirements. mally-activated release mechanism. The marine instrumentation pioneer and a For deeper waters customers, EdgeTech unit has been designed as a reusable founder of EG&G. In 2012 ORE Off- introduced the new 2300 Combined OEM solution for researchers, scien- shore, a leading provider of acoustic re- Tri-Frequency Side Sonar, Sub-bottom tists and other individuals that design leases, transponders and USBL systems, Pro? ling & Bathymetry System. The and integrate underwater packages that adopted the EdgeTech name after over Acoustic Release, Actuated, Transpon- require a simple and reliable release 10 years operating as an af? liate organi- ders and USBL product line has intro- mechanism.

Falmouth Scienti? c, Inc.

Cataumet, MA, USA

Innovation, systems knowledge, and ? eld experience are the elements that drive the people at Falmouth Scienti? c, Inc (FSI) and the products it delivers. The systems that FSI develop help scientists, oceanographers, surveyors and others from varied industries collect the data they need to accomplish projects quickly and accurately.

FSI was founded in 1989 based on technology licenses for instrument designs from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. Throughout the years it has expanded its portfolio to include sonar systems, sensors and a variety of underwater acoustic transducers. Strengths include electrical, mechanical, acoustic and system engineering as well as on-site production and test capabilities. FSI operates from a state-of-the-art facility located in the marine technology cluster on Cape Cod, MA. FSI’s sensor based product areas include advanced sub-bottom and side-scan sonar imaging systems; current, wave and tide meters; acoustic transducer manufactur- ing and test; and acoustic positioning systems. Services include custom design, development, integration and production of marine technology and value-added services such as prototyping, product assembly, potting, cali- bration and pressure testing.

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