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/Hydrostatic Pressure Test Facility and Services

Coda Octopus Products offer in-house hydrostatic testing for underwater equipment at our main facility in Edinburgh.

/Acoustic Transducer Design and Production

As part of our extensive 3D sonar development expertise, Coda Octopus Products have in-house design and production capabilities for acoustic transducers.

: Associated Software


CodaOctopus® Underwater Survey Explorer, or USE, is a range of state-of-the-art software editions for recording, displaying, processing and reporting on real-time 3D sonar data across our Echoscope® range (Echoscope®, Echoscope® XD, Echoscope® C500).

/Survey Engine® Seismic+

Survey Engine® Seismic+ delivers rapid results for shallow seismic data interpretation and reporting. Designed for handling extremely large datasets, Survey Engine® Seismic+ offers a modern and easy to use interface to enable fast and accurate data interpretation and reporting.

/CodaOctopus® USE Modules

By choosing either optional Modules or Application Software a host of new and exciting benefits can 


The CodaOctopus® Construction Monitoring Software (CMS) is a comprehensive software tool that increases production rates and safety of breakwater construction projects by enhancing the usual Echoscope®’s proficiency to visualise blocks in poor visibility/light.

/Survey Engine® Sidescan+

Sidescan+ is the Survey Engine® software module for processing and interpreting sidescan sonar data. Built on twenty years of experience that have made Coda Octopus' geophysical software the worldwide market leader, Sidescan+ brings survey interpretation up-to date with the latest database and GIS Technologies.


The CodaOctopus® Vantage software suite is the topside visualisation package for the Dimension® real time 3D sonar system. CodaOctopus® Vantage offers unique on-line capabilities to an ROV pilot over conventional and older scanning or multibeam packages. With CodaOctopus® Vantage's user-editable quad-display, the ROV pilot is better equipped for flying ROVs in zero visibility conditions or around complex subsea structures.

/Survey Engine® Mosaic+

Survey Engine® Mosaic+ is the most productive, integrated sidescan mosaicing solution for the marine survey industry. Includes full resolution mosaicing with advanced interpretation capability with support for very large surveys.

/Survey Engine® Pipeline+

Survey Engine® Pipeline+ is a targeted interpretation toolkit for interpreting sidescan sonar records from a pipeline inspection survey. Includes full pipeline free span length and height calculations with the ability to define the extents of the interpretation corridor.

/GeoSurvey™ Geokit Sidescan

GeoSurvey™ Geokit Sidescan is the industry leading Geophysical software package for digital interpretation and reporting from sidescan sonar data. With over 15 years of development experience, Geokit Sidescan offers a complete and integrated environment for processing and reporting on previously recorded Sidescan Sonar data.

/GeoSurvey™ Pipeline Inspection

An automated software package for digitally tracking subsea pipelines from sidescan sonar data, GeoSurvey™ Pipeline Inspection delivers vast time saving potential over conventional methods. Used on-line or during post-processing, GeoSurvey™ Pipeline Inspection automatically tracks and marks pipeline exposure points along with the maximum height and start and end points of pipe spans. With over 10 years of development experience, GeoSurvey™ Pipeline Inspection has proven to drastically reduce subsea, acoustic-based, pipeline inspection survey reporting times.

/GeoSurvey™ Mosaic

The GeoSurvey™ Mosaic software package delivers very high resolution sidescan sonar mosaic imagery for a variety of Geophysical survey projects. GeoSurvey™ Mosaic offers a feature-rich environment for sidescan sonar data manipulation, editing and processing, whilst maintaining the highest level of data definition. Integrated to other GeoSurvey™ packages for sidescan interpretation and reporting, GeoSurvey™ Mosaic has been the software of choice for hundreds of worldwide Geophysical Survey companies.

/Geokit on Mosaic

Integrated with both GeoSurvey™ Mosaic and Geokit Sidescan, the Geokit on Mosaic software package is designed for direct data interpretation on a digital sidescan sonar coverage map. Importing per-line interpretation results from Geokit Sidescan, navigation busts for marked features is readily apparent and easily corrected. Geokit on Mosaic offers a variety of reporting formats designed to seamlessly transfer digitally interpreted results to survey charts and reports.

/File Utilities

File Utilities is a powerful software module for managing sidescan sonar and shallow seismic datasets. This versatile package enables low level examination, editing, manipulation and reporting of previously recorded geophysical data. Also offering a host of file format conversion routines, File Utilities is a must-have for marine survey companies.

: Hardware


Built on F180® technology, the CodaOctopus® F175 extends the capabilities of a client’s existing survey grade GNSS positioning system by outputting accurate heave, attitude, heading and position. By coupling together the GNSS output to the inertial engine within the F175, greater accuracy of motion reference data is achieved compared to separate, standalone, systems.


The F180® range is a series of precision sensors for accurate determination of a vessel’s heading, position and attitude. For use in all sea states, the F180® range is easily deployed for any multibeam survey or positioning application.


An extension of the F180® range, the F180R series positions the IMU (Inertial Measurement Unit) beside the multibeam sonar’s transducer head. As a means to accurately determine the motion data at the point of transmission, the F180R series offers precision outputs for all types of multibeam survey work.


The Pre-calibrated housing is an option for the F180® MOTION Sensor. It houses the inertial sensors and twin antennas at predefined offsets. This time-saving option enables the system to be calibrated prior to installation and therefore saves time on deployment.

/Echoscope4G® Surface

The Echoscope4G® Surface is the first of a series of products within our fourth-generation of real-time 3D imaging sonars platform. Rated to 20m, the Surface is 50% lighter, 40% smaller and uses 30% less power than our third generation of real-time 3D imaging sonars and uses our Echoscope® patented technology to increase the productivity of shallow water operations, delivering live and accurate visualizations even in limited visibility.


The real-time 3D Echoscope® sonar with CodaOctopus® Underwater Survey Explorer (USE) software provides unique and patented capabilities for high resolution subsea mapping and imagery. This combination delivers rapid advances to operations wishing to tie together high definition sub-sea images with positioning whilst maintaining a measurable dataset.

/Echoscope XD

The most advanced real time 3D sonar in the world now with wide angle imaging and mapping. New XD feature can be operated in Landscape or Portrait mode for increased horizontal or vertical coverage in critical applications.

/Echoscope® C500

The Echoscope® C500 forms part of the new Echoscope® Compact Series (C-Series). The C500 is based on our patented Echoscope® technology and delivers real-time 3D sonar capability in a smaller, lighter, ruggedised form factor with reduced power requirements.


Designed for the ROV market, the Dimension® real-time 3D sonar with CodaOctopus® Vantage software offers a step-change view to ROV pilots. With a user-selectable quad-view of the scene in front of the ROV, the pilot can manoeuvre, navigate and monitor with confidence during zero visibility conditions.


The CodaOctopus® Underwater Inspection System 4G (UIS 4G) is a rapid deployment system used for a variety of underwater tasks including rapid real-time inspection of piers and harbors, change detection analysis, and search and recovery. The UIS 4G is more lightweight and compact than the previous generation of the CodaOctopus® UIS. Due to its ease of use, the UIS 4G enables law enforcement personnel to readily utilize and interpret the data generated by the system in real-time without needing specialist hydrographic surveyors.

/3D Connect (3DC)

The 3D Connect provides a single connection point for the Echoscope® range of sonars, single and dual-axis rotators, above water camera, and GPS and MOTION sensors in an intuitively integrated package. Replacing the DIU-212, the 3D Connect makes it faster and easier than ever to launch Coda Octopus products providing a flexible and compact solution.

/Integrated Single Axis Rotator (ISAR)

The 3D Integrated Single Axis Rotator products are high-performance units designed to meet the demanding requirements of accurate orientation and position control of real-time 3D CodaOctopus® sonar products.

/Pan and Tilt

The 3D Integrated Pan and Tilt (IPT) products are high-performance units designed to meet the demanding requirements of accurate orientation and position control of the real-time 3D Coda Octopus sonar product.


The latest in the DA4G™ series of acquisition systems, the DA4G™-USB offers simplified digital data acquisition and conversion in a compact, robust package that plugs directly into a PC.


Specifically designed for Port and Harbor security activities, the CodaOctopus® Underwater Inspection System (UIS) is an integrated, rapidly deployed, solution for fast reconnaissance and inspection around critical infrastructure facilities. With a large community of operators, the UIS is the tool to identify and classify potential underwater targets and threats.

/3D Productivity Station (3DPS)

The 3-D Productivity Station, or 3DPS, is a plug-and play, top-end PC solution for use with the Echoscope® 3D sonar and CodaOctopus® Underwater Survey Explorer (USE) topside software combination. The 3DPS is a custom-designed 19” rack-mountable PC, with integrated power supplies for both the Echoscope® and the F180® Series of systems.


With an unrivalled reputation for delivering robust, reliable and high quality acquisition systems for Sidescan Sonar and Sub-Bottom Profiler surveys, the fourth generation DA4G™ range is the system of choice for all Geophysical Survey work.

/Smart Switch

The Smart Switch is a compact, in-line embedded device that can protect Echoscope® and Dimension® 3D sonar from accidental overheating and transmitter damage.

/Ruggedized Protection Cage

The 3D Ruggedized Protection Cage provides a rugged enclosure for the protection of Echoscope® and Dimension® sonars in exposed and harsh environments.

/Time Lock Power Supply

The Time Lock Power Supply keeps your real-time 3D Echoscope® sonar accurately synchronized to an external time source.