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Teledyne Marine www.teledynemarine.com
With 23 brands, and more than 400 ma- and technology to empower Nekton’s water autonomous underwater vehicle rine products in its portfolio, Teledyne manned submersible, ROVs, and surface (AUV) designed to operate at abyssal
Marine collectively offers the largest vessel to collect critical data pivotal to depths. A wide range of sensors allow breadth of technology in the industry. this mission. the SeaRaptor to complete several types
From tiny connectors to 6000m rated Equipment supplied by Teledyne Ma- of missions including: broad area search
AUVs – and virtually everything in be- rine included: with side-scan sonar, hydrographic sur- tween – Teledyne is well positioned • RESON SeaBat T50-P Extended vey with multibeam and sub bottom to solve subsea’s biggest challenges. Range multibeam echosounder and RD pro? ler, and high resolution inspection
Whether customers seek a single prod- Instruments new next-gen 6000M rated survey with camera and acoustic sonar. uct, or a complex turnkey solution, Tele- Pinnacle Acoustic Doppler Current Pro- These surveys support applications such dyne Marine has the vision and capabil- ? ler (ADCP). as search and recovery, salvage, explo- ity to deliver leading-edge technology These technologies served the dual ration, construction support, marine ar- to commercial, academic, and defense purpose of supporting the expedition by chaeology, and oceanography.
customers around the globe. providing previously unknown informa- The vehicle offers several payload
As the organization continues to grow tion about seabed topology and ocean ports that provide serial communication, and mature, and customer needs con- currents, and assisting in the safe deploy- Ethernet and power. tinue to evolve, particular focus has been ment of the two manned submersibles. These ports can be used for ? eld-swap- placed on integrating Teledyne’s many • Numerous Bowtech subsea cam- pable sensors. In addition, removable sensors, sonars, connectors and vehicles eras and lights provided critically valu- batteries and data storage enable rapid to simplify and streamline customers’ able high quality video of both ? ora and turn-around to maximize operating time.
technology sourcing, selection and sys- fauna from remote locations around the The newly designed SeaRaptor AUV tem integration issues. Seychelles. incorporates a broad range of Teledyne
The following are several examples • A BlueView forward looking sonar content including: of how Teledyne’s technologies can be assisted with safe navigation beyond the • Benthos acoustic modems, ascent combined to solve industry challenges: range of visibility for the remotely oper- and descent weight releases, a black box ated vehicles. pinger locator, sub-bottom pro? ler;
Increasing understanding of the ocean • Data collected were processed and • RESON multi-beam echosounders,
In 2019, Teledyne Marine became a visualized using Teledyne PDS and Tele- obstacle avoidance multi-beam sonar; partner to the Nekton Deep Ocean Re- dyne CARIS powerful software solu- • RD Instruments Doppler Velocity search Institute in support of First De- tions. Log (DVL), and Current, Temperature, scent, which was a series of exciting and Depth sensor (CTD); expeditions designed to explore and Reaching new depths • and Teledyne CARIS onboard pro- conserve the Indian Ocean. Teledyne In 2019, Teledyne also launched the cessing software.
Marine supplied a wide array of sensors SEARAPTOR, a survey grade deep In addition, the ? rst vehicle delivered
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