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BlueView 2D imaging sonar improves underwater operations for the Cincinnati Poli

Posted on 27.01.2011 - 12:00 EST in SURVEY NEWS by Rons_ROV_Links

BlueView 2D imaging sonar improves underwater operations for the Cincinnati Police DepartmentBlueView Technologies delivered a P900-130 2D Imaging Sonar to the Cincinnati Police Department and recently completed training activities for eight Crime Scene Investigators - the police underwater search and recovery divers. Teaming with Outland Technology, Inc. BlueView's imaging sonar was integrated on to an ROV creating a highly portable underwater search, recovery and inspection system.

BlueView's 2D Imaging Sonar is fully capable in the low and zero visibility conditions common throughout the area, enabling officers to conduct time sensitive underwater operations despite water clarity levels. Additionally, the ROV with the BlueView Imaging Sonar provides added protection for police divers by enabling underwater site inspections to identify hazards and potential risks before deployment.

"The BlueView P900-130 is an amazing piece of equipment, and I can see how it will more than pay for itself the first time we use it" stated Officer Pat Moran, Cincinnati Police Department Homicide - Crime Scene Unit. Officer Moran went on to say "On the first day of training we had less than a foot of visibility and were able to drive the ROV and quickly navigate right to a target with just the sonar."

BlueView is the leader in 3D mechanical scanning sonar and 2D imaging sonar technology with more than 400 installed systems worldwide. BlueView Technologies' advanced sonar systems are currently deployed on AUVs, ROVs, surface vessels, fixed positions, and portable platforms, and have been adopted by leading manufacturers and service providers to support mission critical operations. BlueView customers enjoy a low cost of ownership with reliable operation, exceptional service, in-person training, extensive online information, and worldwide after-sale support.

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