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SeeTrack Military now compatible with Iver2 AUV

21st February 2013 - 16:23 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


SeeByte and OceanServer Technology have announced that the OceanServer Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) Iver2 is compatible with SeeByte’s SeeTrack Military software. This means that current users of the Iver2 AUV systems may operate and benefit from SeeByte’s smart solutions and additional modules such as seafloor classification, Automatic Target Recognition (ATR) and the Performance Analysis and Training Tool.

SeeTrack Military users will also now be able to plan and coordinate Iver2 missions with other unmanned vehicles and diver handheld navigation systems, and will still be able to process large amounts of sensor data, including sidescan, imaging sonar and video in one common package.

SeeTrack Military allows users to view their operating environment in a single, integrated picture while saving time and valuable man-hours on MCM operations. According to the companies, using the system with the OceanServer Techonolgy AUV will significantly improve the overall performance of the system and make rapid, well informed decisions.

OceanServer Technology’s Iver2 is a single man-portable AUV, designed for coastal applications such as sensor development, general survey work, sub-surface security, research and environmental monitoring.

Jon Crowell, director of engineering at OceanServer Technology, said: ‘The availability of higher performance sonars from Edgetech and Klein on the Iver platform has spurred interest from our military and commercial survey customers in more sophisticated applications and missions. The interface between our organic mission planning tool, VectorMap, and SeeTrack Military allows the operator to import vehicle behavior and navigation data, along with raw sonar imagery into SeeByte’s analysis tools, and to develop missions in either VectorMap or SeeTrack Military for execution on the Iver platform. It's a big step forward for both companies and our shared users.’

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