Different Types of Underwater Sonars & Acoustic Devices

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PingViewer displaying dock pilings straight ahead of BlueROV2 using Ping360 Scanning Imaging Sonar

Blue Robotics has released an article explaining the different types of sonar used in marine robotics, including on Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs), Unmanned Underwater Vehicles (UUVs), and Unmanned Surface Vehicles (USVs).

Read the full article on the Blue Robotics website.

The article explores the most common categories of sonar devices, including echosounder sonars, imaging sonars, and acoustic positioning/velocity sonars.

Each sonar is examined, along with their uses and advantages. Read more on their website. 

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