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Subsea Vehicle Report – Unmanned Underwater Systems

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Channel Technologies Group (CTG)CTG is a verti- cally-integratedmanufacturer and supplier of piezo- electric ceramics,transducers andcomplex systemsand services. CTG's products and services are used by various customers in the defense industry, including sev- eral departments of the US Navy and many leading defense contractors. In addition CTG products are used in a wide range of commercial applica- tions by medical device manufactur- ers, oil service and exploration com- panies and other enterprises world-wide. Booth No. New Arm 5E MicroDesigns & manu- factures a range of hydraulic and Electric Subsea Manipulator Arms for ROV manufac- turers and the Offshore Industry. They offer various advantages, differ in size and facilitate maintenance on board. CSIP will show for the first time the brand new ARM 5E micro, a super light electric arm of 2,5kg inthe water, fitting on very light under- water vehicles. Booth No. ECA Robotics Autonomous and Remote Controlled Unmanned Underwater and Surface Vehicles and a multi-mission vessel for Imaging and Bathymetry for Hydrographic/Oceanographic Survey, Offshore Survey, Close Inspection, Mine Warfare and Homeland Security. First show offs will include ALISTER 9, a manportable AUV and ROVING BAT in the HULL CLEANING configura-tion.Booth No. Fischer ConnectorsFischer Connectors is a leading company in the design, manufacture and distribution of high-perform- ance, reliable interconnect solutions. Rugged, sealed IP68/69K and com- pact, our products are ideally suited for use in many underwater systems. Booth No. Vector Series Compass Hemisphere GPS will feature its new line of Vector Series GNSS com- passes. Hemisphere GPS will intro- duce: V103 all-in-one GPS compass for commercial marine applications; VS131 professional compass and H320 dual-frequency OEM module for professional heading and position- ing. In addition, Hemisphere GPS will be featuring its complete portfo- lio of GNSS antennas, receivers and OEM modules.Booth No. Work Class ROV ManipulatorsHydro-Lek will be showcase its new range of work class manipulators? the 5 functionHLK 40400 andthe 7 functionHLK 40500R.Power required for this arm can be kept to a minimum and, as all jointsare hydraulically locked in dormant mode, there is no need for constant flow to maintain position. Hydro- Lek will also be showing HLK 14000 series of new compact hydraulic cylinders which have been designed to be extremely lightweight, compact and highly versatile, manufactured out of hard anodized aluminum. Booth No. M100 Email: enquiries@ The Launching of icListen HF Simplify broadband acoustic listen-ing with theicListen HF. The icListenHF is a com-pact all-in-onesmart hydrophone with a bandwidth of 10-200,000Hz with 24-bit resolu- tion. No additional hardware, soft- ware or technical expertise required. Plug it into a computer and get cali- brated waveforms, spectral, or event data. This smart hydrophone con- tains 32GB of storage and can beused as a stand-alone data loggerand/or streaming digital hydrophone. Use an external battery for extended projects. Booth No. F300 88MTRMarch 2012 Preview  Oceanology International 2012MTR#2 (82-96):MTR Layouts 2/22/2012 11:13 AM Page 88

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