3D forward looking sonar manufacturer FarSounder has been issued its first European Patent, the company’s second patent internationally. As a global company, FarSounder has said it believes in the importance of securing its IP globally.
“FarSounder has been developing a reliable navigation tool for more than 20 years,” said Matthew Zimmerman, CEO of FarSounder and one of the inventors. “This patented technology assures our IP as we expand our product applications and reach to a variety of regions in the global marketplace.”
The patent is for the company’s integrated sonar devices and methods. This invention relates to sonar devices that integrate forward-looking sensors with down-looking echosounders. It includes a forward-looking sonar device that operates in an integrated fashion with one or more sonar devices.