To make this website work, we log user data. By using Shephard's online services, you agree to our Privacy Policy, including cookie policy.

×
Open menu Search

Sentient debuts maritime ViDAR in Australia

17th May 2022 - 03:18 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Sydney

RSS

Sentient unveiled a maritime version of its ViDAR optical radar in Sydney, Australia. (Sentient Vision Systems)

Sentient is now offering a maritime version of its ViDAR system, and the way has been cleared to install it on Australian S-100 Camcopters.

Melbourne-based Sentient Vision Systems unveiled its maritime ViDAR sensor at Indo-Pacific 2022, a ‘lookout’ product that can be mounted on crewed/uncrewed vessels or on the shore.

Called ViDAR Surface, it is being positioned as a product for search-and-rescue and passive ISR day/night missions.

It is fitted in a self-contained pod, and since it is scalable, multiple systems could be installed on ships to cover different sectors to ‘detect ships, stealthy boats, small boat swarms, buoys, persons in the water and aircraft’.

ViDAR stands for Visual Detection and Ranging and is described by its maker as the world’s first optical radar.

Already have an account? Log in

Want to keep reading this article?

Read this Article

Get access to this article with a Free Basic Account

  • Original curated content, daily across air, land and naval domains
  • 1 free story per week
  • Personalised news alerts
  • Daily and weekly newsletters
Create account

Unlimited Access

Access to all our premium news as a Premium News 365 Member. Corporate subscriptions available.

  • Original curated content, daily across air, land and naval domains
  • 14-day free trial (cancel at any time)
  • Unlimited access to all published premium news
Start your free trial
Gordon Arthur

Author

Gordon Arthur


Gordon Arthur was the Asia Pacific editor for Shephard Media. Born in Scotland and educated …

Read full bio

Share to

Linkedin