EdgeTech, the leader in high resolution sonar imaging systems and underwater technology, was key to the discovery of the most valuable shipwreck in the world. Sought after by treasure hunters for more than 300 years, the wreck of the Spanish Galleon San Jose was finally discovered on November 27, 2015 and just recently made public.
Olex has successfully integrated Advanced Navigation's Spatial INS into their hydrographic survey vessels. Spatial is a ruggedized miniature GPS aided inertial navigation system and AHRS that provides accurate position, velocity, acceleration and orientation. It combines temperature calibrated accelerometers, gyroscopes, magnetometers and a pressure sensor with an advanced GNSS receiver.
An AUV with Solstice sees further and at higher resolution than traditional side-scans. However, compared to Synthetic Aperture Sonar (SAS) it’s shorter range and it offers less resolution.