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  • 151 Lavan Street Warwick, R.I. 02888
    Tel: +1 401 784-6700
    E-mail: info@farsounder.com
    Website: www.farsounder.com

    CEO/President: Cheryl M. Zimmerman
    Employees: 12

    FarSounder is a leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of 3D sonar systems. The company applies its 3D technology to commercial, recreational, defense and homeland security markets, internationally as well as domestically. From advanced 3D long range navigation to underwater Diver Detection, it provides a new vision underwater. The technology is suitable for surface/sub-surface vessels and along waterside perimeters. The FarSounder-1000 is FarSounder’s flagship navigation sonar & offers benefits to safe navigation: 3D forward looking navigation information out to over 1/2 nautical mile (1000m) ahead of the vessel. Delivering the three critical readings required: range, bearing, and depth, FarSounder challenges the boundaries of sonar technology to provide operators with a practical addition to navigation safety.

    (As published in the July/August 2013 edition of Marine Technologies - www.seadiscovery.com)

  • because it highlights the key role that direct observation plays in undersea exploration,” said Stockton Rush, co-founder and CEO of OceanGate. “Our sonar technology and ability to observe the undersea environment first-hand ultimately led to the discovery of this plane.” Using a Manned Submersible OceanGate’s

  • high performance sonars and acoustic sensors for military and commercial applications. It is leading developers of Synthetic Aperture Sonar (SAS), a sonar technology for ultra-high resolution seabed imaging. SAS uses sophisticated signal processing of successive acoustic pings to form an image with much higher

  • Wesmar Offshore Systems of Seattle, Wash., is offering a brochure describing its high-performance 1100RV color-scanning sonar system designed specifically for small, remotely operated vehicles (ROVs). Using Wesmar digital color sonar technology, the 1100RV operates over a single pair of conductors t

  • affordable, it’s expected to also find use in commercial markets and become a valuable supplement to, and in some cases, a replacement for existing sonar technology. Typically, two different sensors have been primarily used to date for seabed mapping - a Side Scan Sonar (SSS) for reflectivity images and a

  • contract of $5 million to continue supporting design, production, installation, and operational phases of mine and mine countermeasures programs, sonar technology programs, and sonar and fire-control systems for the Navy's nuclear submarines and surface ships. William C. Mover, Ph.D., group vice president

  • family of products provide all around obstacle avoidance and target search and recognition capability to any underwater vehicle, offering Digital Sonar Technology (DST) and low power consumption (suitable for AUV platforms). Real-Time Multibeam Imaging Sonar – Gemini. Tritech is a leader in the mechanical

  • of hazardous ice conditions at fine scales, based on advanced beam modes of RADARSAT-2, and the unique capabilities of moored, upward looking sonar technology. ASL’s Ice Profiler along with Acoustic Doppler Current Profilers will provide validation data and opportunities for improvement in the analysis

  • supporting development, system engineering, design, production, installation maintenance, testing, logistics, and operational phases of sonar technology programs, and sonar and fire control systems for the Navy's nuclear submarines and surface ships. William C. Moyer, Ph.D, group vice president

  • Navy operations in both the U.S. and U.K., and can be configured for full ocean depth performance. MSI also has ongoing R&D efforts to further develop sonar technology. Currently MSI has a number of R&D projects developing single crystal piezoceramic and piezocomposite technology for use in sonar transducers

  • Mesotech Ltd., a Canadian KONGSBERG subsidiary, is also leader in the underwater acoustic industry. Clariscan is the latest development in its domed sonar technology for underwater vehicles and provides a significant improvement in resolution and usable operating range. The MS1000 High-Resolution Sonar System

  • the Teledyne Marine Acoustic Imaging Group (TMAIG). With more than 35 years of experience, the group develops some of the world’s most sophisticated sonar technology and offers one of the strongest collective product portfolio in the market for subsea acoustic imaging and Multibeam Echosounder solutions. TMAIG

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