MTR 100: EdgeTech
Posted by Irina Tabakina
4 Little Brook Road,
West Wareham, MA, USA 02576
T: +1 508 291 0057
CEO/President: R. Jablonski
Number Of Employees: 100
The Case: EdgeTech is a manufacturer of underwater technology solutions known for its: side scan sonars, sub-bottom profilers, bathymetry systems, AUV and ROV-based sonar systems, USBL systems, transponder beacons, deep sea and shallow water acoustic releases, and customized underwater systems.
EdgeTech designs, manufactures, sells and supports a variety of standard and engineered-to-order underwater sonar systems including side scan sonars, sub-bottom profilers, bathymetric, combined and modular systems. The systems are available in a range of configurations for towed, deep towed, AUV, ROV, ROTV and custom platforms providing underwater imaging. Additionally, EdgeTech provides USBL acoustic tracking and positioning systems, transponder beacons, deep sea acoustic releases, shallow water and long life acoustic releases, motion reference units (MRU), underwater acoustic command and control systems and custom-engineered acoustic products. EdgeTech is known for its high resolution sonar imaging and underwater technology. In addition to a wide range of Acoustic Releases and USBL systems, it offers commercial-off-the-shelf and custom-engineered sonar systems. These systems include side scan sonars, sub-bottom profilers, bathymetry systems, AUV and ROV-based sonar systems, combined and customized solutions.
Most recently the company launched the 6205 Combined Bathymetry and simultaneous Dual-Frequency Side Scan Sonar. The new product offering is the next generation of bathymetric technology for shallow water hydrography and benthic mapping. With EdgeTech’s enhanced bathymetry capability and the latest lightweight packaging, the 6205 is designed to offer excellent resolution and precision measurement of the sea floor with co-registered, simultaneous dual-frequency side scan imagery. Multiple frequency options are available to address all coverage requirements from 0 to 200m of water depth. The 6205 is a combined bathymetry and dual-frequency SS system with no nadir gap.
(As published in the July/Aug 2014 edition of Marine Technology Reporter - http://www.marinetechnologynews.com/Magazine)