UT2 - Acoustic Camera

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When working underwater, it is invaluable to get some form of visual feedback through cameras, for both navigation and basic inspection operations. However, in many seas, rivers and coastal areas, where a significant amount of ROV work is conducted, waters are often turbid and characterised by minimal visibility. As conventional optical systems generate blank screens in such conditions, the industry has had to resort to alternative methods of imaging. One solution is by using sonar.

While conventional sonars may provide rudimentary imaging in....