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Autonomous Survey Boat

Unique waterjet hydrographic survey solution

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Easy integration with ADCP and echosounder

Dedicated cabin to install instruments like ADCP, ecosounder, side scan sonar with a diameter of 5 to 18cm.

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Automatic mission planning

  • Both the USV and the survey instruments are controlled by the base station.The USV can complete surveys autonomously and send back data in real-time.
  • Operator can also control the USV manually with the remote controller.
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Intelligent collision avoidance

  • With the ultrasound sensors, the USV can detect obstacles 10 meters ahead to avoid collision.
  • In manual mode, operators are able to observe the water environment through a real-time video feed to better avoid obstacles.
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Higher speed & tangling free

The innovative waterjet propeller allows the USV to sail at 5m/s and effectively avoid being entangled in water plants or rubbish.

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Stable sailing

The trimaran hull design improves the USV’s stability while sailing in high speed.


MaterialCarbon fiber
CommunicationRadio and network
Communication RangeRemote control          1km
Data Telemetry         2km
Maximum Speed5m/s
Video MonitoringYes
Collision AvoidanceYes
Multi MissionsYes

Application Case

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