Coda Octopus Products Ltd.

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Versatile Underwater Technology for Greater Results

At Coda Octopus, we focus on developing top-level solutions that have potential for various market applications and provide improved efficiency in workflow processes through greater real-time visualization capabilities. By expanding the applications for which our technologies are best suited for, a wide selection of our solutions have become the tools of choice across various sectors, which in turn provides us with the opportunity to standardize each solution in the subsea market.

Commercial

Commercial Applications

Our products provide top-level solutions for various Commercial applications

Breakwater Construction

From the port extension project in Rotterdam, to breakwater construction projects in Poland, Qatar, Australia, Africa and the Middle East, Coda Octopus has gained a unique insight and deep understanding into how our advanced technology can provide significant time-saving and increased safety benefits to large marine construction projects.

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Cable Installation and Survey

Coda Octopus real-time 3D volumetric imaging sonar solutions, based on our Echoscope® technology, have been integral to the success of the rapidly growing offshore wind energy projects in the UK and throughout Europe. Providing critical live visualization and monitoring in real time 1st person perspective, we cover the cable pull in points, cable catenary and conduct real time touch down monitoring.

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Channel Route Clearance

Channel and Route Clearance surveys are required for new construction projects such as pipe or cable routes, or for channel depth inspection to support deep draft vessels and assets. It is critical in both scenarios to provide unambiguous and high level of detail survey data to the operators in real-time to make essential decisions for remediation.

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Complex Structure Survey and Inspection

In ports and harbors, docks and bridge structures are often comprised of multi-layer piling structures as many as 20 pilings deep. Standard multi-beam and mapping sonars which typically can only detect the first row of pilings. Our unique real-time 3D volumetric sonars however can image all of the pilings to the full depth typically in a single pass.

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Critical Asset Inspection

Critical Asset Inspections requires careful planning to image the target at the best geometry and distance for the highest data quality. Our CodaOctopus® Underwater Inspection System (UIS) is used on a daily basis as a versatile real-time sonar for underwater inspections of critical infrastructure assets, risk assessment, vessel hull surveys and routine clearance surveys.

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Dive Inspection Support

When divers are deployed in critical subsea operations, it is paramount for top-side dive supervisors to maintain clear and constant visibility or the dive site at all times. The Echoscope®, Coda Octopus’s flagship real-time 3D volumetric sonar, instantly visualizes moving objects underwater live and in 3D, despite zero visibility water conditions.

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Dredging

Coda Octopus has been involved in dredging operations that have spanned some of the world’s largest trailing suction hopper dredger down to bucket dredgers deployed from a small barge. All operations, regardless of size, have been focused on ensuring site clearance has been performed to specification and in a productive and efficient manner.

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Hydrographic Survey and Mapping

Performing Hydrographic Surveys requires contractors to place faith in the performance of a number of different sensors. At Coda Octopus we have over 15 years’ experience in delivering robust, reliable and repeatable solutions that have been the cornerstone for thousands of Hydrographic Survey operations worldwide.

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Pipeline Inspection

The Coda Octopus 3D and MOTION product families support more dynamic operations including pipeline laying and rapid inspections. The Echoscope® real-time 3D sonar produces a volumetric swath with a large quantity of data points per pulse, in order to visualize moving operations live, in real-time.

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Placement and Landing

By providing operators with the invaluable ability to monitor operations live, the Echoscope® real-time 3D volumetric sonar and the CodaOctopus® Underwater Survey Explorer (USE) software have been used on subsea asset installation operations around the world, thus minimizing risk, minimizing downtime, and maximizing progress.

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Real-Time Monitoring

In a number of subsea marine industries, the real-time monitoring of dynamic operations underwater is a necessity. Coda Octopus’s real-time 3D volumetric sonar, the Echoscope®, is capable of providing a live, 3D volumetric image of the subsea environment even in zero visibility waters.

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Geophysical Site Investigation

When geophysical surveys are required for projects such as new marine construction, oil discovery, or offshore wind farms, surveyors rely on quick reporting and easy-to-interpret data. The CodaOctopus® GEO range of geophysical data acquisition and interpretation hardware and software remains a worldwide market leader.

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Trenching and Rock Dumping

For cables and pipelines that require trenching and backfilling, the Echoscope's proprietary technology produces a live, 3D real-time visualization of moving operations underwater even in challenging conditions, where strong currents or turbid waters threaten operational timelines.

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Defense

Defense Applications

Our products provide top-level solutions for various Defense applications

AUV/ASV Navigation

With a drive to obtain “map to model” results quickly and efficiently from either an ROV or AUV, the Echoscope® sonar with CodaOctopus® Underwater Survey Explorer (USE) software delivers unsurpassed 3D high definition fidelity that ROV pilots greatly depend on for navigational aid.

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Channel Route Clearance

The Echoscope® can be mounted either over the side of a manned or unmanned surface vessel or on an ROV/AUV. Our real-time 3D volumetric sonar technology provides high level of confidence to users requiring subsea channels be completely and efficiently cleared of all boulders, debris, high-spots and other operational hazards.

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Complex Structure Survey and Inspection

For complex structure surveys, whether as part of a routine maintenance survey or a response to an urgent problem, our real-time 3D sonars complemented with our powerful top end real-time 3D visualization software provides users with live, easy-to-interpret results for use by hydrographic and non-hydrographic trained personnel alike.

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Critical Asset Inspection

Critical Asset Inspections requires careful planning to image the target at the best geometry and distance for the highest data quality. Coda Octopus has the appropriate range of sensors for either surface vessel or subsea ROV/AUV deployments for asset identification and reacquisition.

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Dive Inspection Support

When divers are deployed in critical subsea operations, it is paramount for top-side dive supervisors to maintain clear and constant visibility or the dive site at all times. The Echoscope®, our flagship real-time 3D volumetric sonar, instantly visualizes moving objects underwater live and in 3D, despite zero visibility water conditions.

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Front End Threat Identification

Advanced naval and military applications require the ability to detect unknown threats and hazards before ships, autonomous vehicles, or landing crew vessels reach them. The Echoscope real-time 3D volumetric sonar technology can identify foreign objects rapidly and assist manned and unmanned vehicles navigate around the threat.

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Hazard Identification and Avoidance

The Echoscope® combined with CodaOctopus® Underwater Survey Explorer (USE) software can either be used with almost any manned or unmanned surface vehicle. The proprietary beam forming technology allows the operator to see more around complex structures, increasing the likelihood of IED detection or contraband and evidence recovery.

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Hydrographic Survey and Mapping

Performing Hydrographic Surveys requires contractors to place faith in the performance of a number of different sensors. At Coda Octopus we have over 15 years’ experience in delivering robust, reliable and repeatable solutions that have been the cornerstone for thousands of Hydrographic Survey operations worldwide.

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Littoral Inspection and Mapping

Critical marine infrastructure, like Ports and Harbors, require to be constantly monitored against the threat from terrorist activity. Given the large area to be covered, any solution needs to be easily deployed, used by non-technical operators, whilst providing clear and unambiguous information on the above and below waterline scene.

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Mine Countermeasures

Our calibrated Echoscope® real-time 3D sonar system enables a user to locate objects of known target strength, which makes the system ideally suited to a range of underwater applications including Mine Countermeasures (MCM), environmental projects and rapid object classification surveys.

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Real-Time Monitoring

For all military and security personnel, instant information regarding subsea threats is a necessity to ensure the safety of the public and the crew. Our real-time 3D volumetric sonar, the Echoscope®, is capable of providing a live, 3D volumetric image of the subsea environment even in zero visibility waters.

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Search and Rescue/Recovery

Looking for either suspended objects in the water column or sunken assets on the seabed is a difficult task. The Echoscope® uses proprietary beam forming technology to produce a volumetric swath capable of locating critical evidence that has been disposed.

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Ship Hull Scanning

Identifying hauls of contraband from mule ships or foreign objects on larger vessels is a critical role of port authorities and law enforcement around the world. Active and passive scanning are now possible either using AUVs equipped with our Echoscope® real-time 3D sonar.

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